Bob Yudhita Agung
Bob Yudhita Agung currently lives and works in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. He is strongly influenced by Jean Michel Basquiat and pop cultures including music, tattoo art, the primitive-naive charms Bob’s works expressing a sense of social awareness. In the early 90s, Bob has found himself a disctinctive style in mixed-media painting in a fairly short time. He has become the golden boy of the Indonesian Institute of Arts, Yogyakarta, and received several awards including the Affandi Prize in 1994. A sense of losing one’s direction in life has come to Bob with his sudden and unexpected success, haunted him for years until 2000. He realised the true meaning of painting, genuine happiness of living and decide that life is too beautiful to be wasted.