Painting : Asti (Soedibio - 1980)

Title : "Asti"

Artist : Soedibio

Year : 1980

Oil on canvas.

Dimension : 100 x 80 cms.

This painting, entitled “Asti” (1980), shows a combination of decorative and realistic tendencies. Aside from raising the theme of the mundane, Soedibio also often takes the theme from legends, fables, and wayang stories. His paintings are narrative, generally mythologies that are familiar in the cultural appreciation of the people, such as the mythology of the Goddess Sri. Soedibio’s painting style shows the spirit of Persagi striving to attain the identity of Indonesia-ness in art.