Indonesia

R.E. Hartanto

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R.E. Hartanto is an Indonesian artist who currently lives and works in Bandung. His portraits capture vivid facial expressions of his subjects – some are locked in cryptic suspicion while others are in a state of shock at unknown sources from beyond the drawing board. Underlying these unsettled portrayals is the artist’s reflection on disconnection in contemporary society which triggers and perpetuates these anxieties.