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    Sale 2616

    Southeast Asian Modern and Contemporary Art

    30 November 2008, Hong Kong

  • Lot 328

    BUNGA JERUK (b. Indonesia 1972)


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    BUNGA JERUK (b. Indonesia 1972)
    signed with artist's monogram and dated '2004' (lower left); signed, titled and dated again (on the reverse)
    acrylic on canvas
    63¾ x 89 3/8 in. (162 x 227 cm.)

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    Out of the Blue Sky (2001)

    I imagine a lot of cats falling from the sky. They land on their feet like cats do, but the fall cause some deformation as well. They get through the roof, onto the floor, leaving a big hole on the roof so the room has a view of the sky where the cats come from.

    At night, sometimes I feel like this is what happens. Cats can be in a place all of a sudden, we don't know when they come in and where from. They might have fallen from the sky.

    Bunga Jeruk

    (Cited in Bunga Jeruk, Reflections in bunga jeruk: living colors, Badd Painting, Solo, Indonesia, 2002, p. 120)


    Sichuan, China, Sichuan Museum, Equatorial Heat, 15 - 24 December 2004.