Artist : Hardi

Hardi was born in Blitar in 1951. He began his art career by studying at Aksera ( Akademi Seni Rupa Surabaya ) in 1970 and at STSRI 'ASRI' Yogyakarta from 1971 to 1974. He also got the art education at jan van Eyck Academie, Maastricht, Netherland from 1975 to 1977. Hardi appeared as the active artist at Gerakan Seni Rupa  Baru in 1975, through his works he was well known as the active artist to renew the content of critical concept in social politic dimension. Other than joing the joint exhibitions he also often made individual exhibitions. In 1999 Hardi was given the title The Man of The Year in Asia by NHK Television Station Japan.