MANDARIN ORIENTAL, JAKARTA PRESENTS ‘THE BRIDGE ART GALLERY’, HOME OF EXQUISITE PAINTING COLLECTION, IN COOPERATION WITH WORLD OF ARTS

Mandarin Oriental, Jakarta is delighted to announce the opening of ‘The Bridge Art Gallery’ – presenting a magnificent collection of paintings from various artists around the world. In cooperation with World of Arts and curated by renowned art collector, Ms. Penny Wen, the gallery showcases artworks from artists across Europe, China, Vietnam, and Indonesia.
Among the featured artworks at the gallery are ‘Cocoon’ by the Dutch artist Irene Hoff, ‘New Wave’ by Gene Kreyd from Russia, ‘Lovely Day with Friends’ by the Vietnam-based Phan Thu Trang, and ‘The Hills’ by Indonesia’s own B. Rosar.

The Bridge Art Gallery - Cocoon by Irene Hoff

‘Cocoon’ by Irene Hoff (Netherlands)
Mixed on Canvas, 150 X 130 cm
Irene Hoff, a Dutch artist whose art is hugely influenced by her experience living in the diverse of Southeast Asia reflected in the vivid colour of her strokes and her collage-pop-art-kind-of-style. Her artwork ‘Cocoon’ represents her belief that people are born with a magnificent internal guiding system and that they need to take time and space to withdraw from the busy world to restore their natural balance.

‘New Wave’ by Gene Kreyd (Russia)
Mixed on Canvas, 150 X 150 cm
Born in St. Petersburg, Gene Kreyd finds his ultimate freedom and the axis of his life through surfing. His work is impacted by all the new waves as he travels the world to taste and capture the essence of reality.

The Bridge Art Gallery - Lovely Day With Friends by Phan Thu Trang

‘Lovely Day with Friends’ by Phan Thu Trang (Vietnam)
Oil on Canvas, 100 X 120 cm
Taking the landscape as her subject, Vietnamese artist Phan Thu Trang brings out the sense of Hanoi’s daylight hours by briefly choosing soft and cool tones. Her naïve, decorative works are unmistakably Vietnamese in character, depicting the country’s radiance and freshness.

The Bridge Art Gallery - The Hills by B Rosar

The Hills’ by B. Rosar (Indonesia)
Oil on Canvas, 140 X 180 cm
Often referred as the reincarnation of Indonesian painting maestro, Affandi, the late B. Rosar’s painting style has shown expressionism with its own characteristics. His art style helped delivered him to become one of the major renowned artists internationally and being featured in foreign art literatures.

The Bridge Art Gallery is located on the second floor of Mandarin Oriental, Jakarta. For purchase inquiries, please contact +62 (21) 2993 8888.

Jalan M H Thamrin, PO Box 3392
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