jeihan: days in cicadas | exhibit

Museum Macan starts its historical exhibition series with Indonesian painter Jeihan’s works.

date Mar 26 - May 26, 2019

date Museum Macan

After a highly successful first year, Museum Macan, Indonesia’s first museum for contemporary art, is focusing on historical exhibitions of local artists.

First up is historical exhibition by painter and poet Jeihan Sukmantoro, who is simply known as Jeihan. Titled Jeihan: Days in Cicadas, the exhibition will focus on Jeihan’s works in the 1960s to 80s, when the artist lived in Cicadas, an area in the city of Bandung, which is infamous for prostitution and petty crime.

Jeihan – Gadis (Girl) (1965).jpg

The exhibition will start from March 26 to May 26.