Limited Editions

COULEURS D'ASIE - Pavle Kovac
French Introduction by Sandrine Pic - Published May 2007

140 pages - 120 photographs - size 30 x 30 cm
Limited & Numbered Edition: 100

A Splendid compilation of images by the famous French Photographer Pavle Kovac in Far East. This book was the winner 2008 at the 5th Asian Print Award & received the Olympus award "Le voyage" from the French magazine PHOTO in Paris (France) on January 2008.

ANGKOR EXTRAVAGANZA - Pier Poretti
English Introduction by Vittorio Roveda - Published August 2008

78 pages - 72 Photographs - Size 30 x 30 cm
Limited & Numbered Edition: 20

This exciting series of hand-tinted photographs definitively reinforces the continuity of Pier Poretti's Pop Art creations and inevitably propels the Swiss Artist's works right into the core of Contemporary Photography.

PAPUA - Elizabeth Menzies
English Preface by John Holmes - Published February 2009

154 pages 135 photographs- size 30 x 30 cm
Limited & Numbered Edition: 100

A spectacular collection of landscapes & portraits done by the skillful Canadian Photographer Elizabeth Menzies during numerous expeditions in Papua. This Book won the Gold Trophy at the "High End Coffee Table Book Asia Pacific Award" in Peking (May 2009).

CONTEMPORARY ABSTRACTION - Ira Nata Pradja
English texts by Leonard Jones & Dr. Walofk - Published April 2010

160 pages - 156 illustrations size 30 x 30 cm
Limited & Numbered edition: 100

In this book, the spontaneity of Ira's work allows us to share a strong vision of optimism and happiness. Colourful creations propel this talented young lady into the vanguard of Indonesian Contemporary Abstraction.

SYMBOLIC IMAGES - Toto Duko
English texts by DH. Dhaimeler - Published June 2010

140 pages - 130 illustrations & 5 Sculptures, size 30 x 30 cm
Limited & Numbered edition: 100

The book “Symbolic Images” features a series of imaginative creations completed in the last ten years by the contemporary Indonesian artist Toto Duko. In these works, a combination of European perspectives and Javanese spirit blend to communicate sensual atmospheres. Elongated and stylized shapes, cubistic patterns or surrealistic concepts demonstrate a well developed drawing skill and sense of harmony expressed in colourful compositions.

BOROBUDUR MEDITATION - Rudolf Schmidt
English introduction by Didier Hamel - Published June 2010

148 pages - 141 illustrations size 30 x 30 cm
Limited & Numbered edition: 100

During the years 2008 and 2009, the German artist Rudolf Schmidt, using pastels and charcoals, captured on location, the ancient Javanese faces carved in the stone reliefs of the Borobudur Temple in Central Java. In the serenity of this magnificent setting, contemplating and drawing these faces that expressed a deep feeling of eternity, he experienced true oriental meditation.

HESDI "Musical Abstractions"
English Text by DH. Dhaimeler - Published July 2010

150 pages - 107 illustrations size 30 x 30 cm
Limited & Numbered edition: 100
ISBN: 978-979-16348-9-2

Genuine emotion and considerable passion have driven Hesdi's inspiration to create powerful abstractions. Not only a painter but also a gifted musician, this talented artist demonstrates a strong musical expression through his colourful compositions. Without any doubt Hesdi belongs in the vanguard of Indonesian contemporary artists.

HESTER TJEBBES "Ceramic Creations on Bali"
English Text by Didier Hamel - Published March 2011

98 pages - 96 illustrations size 21 x 21 cm
Limited & Numbered edition: 100
ISBN: 978-602-9166-01-9

Hester Tjebbes connection with Indonesia features a strong generosity and a great sense of idealism. During 33 years, having given much of her time to the teaching of ceramics techniques and designs to Bali and Java potters, she certainly influenced strongly the development of the art of ceramics in Indonesia. This book is published on the occasion of her solo exhibition at the Duta Fine Arts Foundation in Jakarta.

ROSS WEBER "Indonesian Icons"
English Text by Didier Hamel - Published March 2011

134 pages - 67 illustrations size 30 x 30 cm
Limited & Numbered edition: 100
ISBN: 978-602-9166-00-2

During his New York art experiene, the American artist Ross Weber was obviously influenced by "Pop Art" and through this style the artist introduced a new concept to express spiritual Javanese and Balinese icons. Living in Indonesia since 1995, Weber certainly demonstrate the paradoxes and the cultural blends that the artist experimented with during these last 15 years he has devoted to his Indonesian artwork.

BARK PAINTINGS FROM PAPUA
English Text by Didier Hamel - Published November 2011

126 pages - 147 illustrations size 30 x 30 cm
Limited & Numbered edition: 100
ISBN: 978-602-9166-04-0

A pictorial panorama of traditional bark paintings created by the Asei artists, who are progressively disappearing with the spread of modernity in Papua. This book presents the ethnic patterns which have inspired several modern European artists during the early of 20th century.

RIYANI "Colorful Harmony"
English introduction by Didier Hamel - Published November 2011

146 pages - 146 illustrations size 30 x 30 cm
Limited & Numbered edition: 100
ISBN: 978-602-9166-05-7

“COLORFUL HARMONY” celebrates ten years in art by the Indonesian artist Riyani. In her work, elegant arabesques enhanced by vibrant colors express an exclusive “Art Deco” design where the artist invites us to share her own creative visions of optimism.

THEO ZANTMAN "Divine Balinese Sawah"
Preface by Arie Smit - Published February 2012

94 pages - 57 illustrations size 30 x 30 cm
Limited & Numbered edition: 100
ISBN: 978-602-9166-07-1

Living in Bali since 1999, Theo Zantman decided to move near the city of Singaraja in 2005. This small and quiet town in the North of Bali, still quite far from European influences, gave him the serenity that he was looking for. In this peacefull environment he discoverd his real passion: to paint the “sawah” (rice fields).

DIEGO MENENDEZ "An Argentinean Artist in Indonesia"
English introduction by Didier Hamel - Published May 2012

140 pages - 167 illustrations size 30 x 30 cm
Limited & Numbered edition: 100
ISBN: 978-602-9166-08-8

A complete biography of an Argentinean artist living in Paris who regularly visits Indonesia since the 80’s. A vision of the passionate South American style exploring Asian wonders.

BONDAN "Allegorical Images from Indonesia"
English introduction by Didier Hamel - Published September 2012

156 pages - 164 illustrations size 30 x 30 cm
Limited & Numbered edition: 100
ISBN: 978-602-9166-09-5

Embodying the activity of ordinary Indonesian people whether occupied in daily life or organizing traditional ceremonies, the paintings of Bondan always convey happiness. His almost cartoonish compositions express an appealing vision of Indonesian life as well as introducing an accurate view of his own culture.

Through subtle humor, the artist’s canvases always communicate a positive feeling of both sympathy and compassion towards his subjects.

IDA BAGUS TILEM "Work and Life of Balinese Wood Carver Maestro"
English text by Jean Couteau

216 pages - 276 illustrations size 27,5 x 23 cm
Limited & Numbered edition: 100
ISBN: 979-96380-2-X

As both talented sculptor and clever entrepeneur, Ida Bagus Tilem has added greatly to the artistic history in Bali. After receiving numerous international awards, he has become one of the legendary Balinese carvers. The illustrations of his sculptures express the true passion that Ida Bagus Tilem has inherited from his Balinese ancestors: "The Love for Carving"

GUSTAVE BETTINGER (1890-1934) "A French Artist in Indonesia"

English introduction by Didier Hamel - Published January 2013

138 pages - 290 illustrations size 30 x 30 cm
Limited & Numbered edition: 100
ISBN: 978-602-9166-12-5

The French artist Gustave Bettinger lived and painted in Indonesia (known at the time as the Dutch East Indies) for the last twenty-five years of his life (1909-1934). Residing on a tea plantation near the small town of Sukabumi in West Java, this talented artist seems to have painted for his own pleasure rather than any other ambition.

If his works didn't followed the great modern revolution in art at the beginning of the twentieth century, they earned the accolade of art of the 19th century by expressing the daily life and the serenity of a "Post-Orientalist" painter living peacefully on the tropical island of Java. His accurate and detailed paintings document the rural Sundanese life of that pre-war time.

KARTINI "30 Years in Art"

English introduction by Didier Hamel - Published April 2013

104 pages - 88 illustrations size 30 x 30 cm
Limited & Numbered edition: 100
ISBN: 978-602-9166-14-9

Kartini studied painting under the guidance of S. Sudjojono who is recognize as the pioneer of Indonesia's modern art movement. Her style and vision embody those of Sudjojono's and her work always retains close links to the artistic expression of the great master.

Following the first book of Kartini's work launched in 1991, this book is published on the anniversary of her 30 years in art. It not only offers a retrospective of Kartini's work but also introduces the talented vitality of her new creations.

VIVEK BAMMI "Angkor: Cosmic Grandeur"
English introduction by Didier Hamel - Published March 2013

68 pages - 57 illustrations size 30 x 30 cm
Limited & Numbered edition: 100
ISBN: 978-602-9166-13-2

The Indian photographer, Vivek Bammi is thrilled to present his own vision of Angkor representing through its mysterious grandeur one of the richest civilizations in human history. A committed international educator, he has taught courses in anthropology, religions, history and critical thinking at the Jakarta International School since 1990.

TARA STEIMER-HERBET "Mégalithes et Cultures Indigènes"
French Text - Published June 2013

96 pages - 172 illustrations size 21 x 22 cm
Limited & Numbered edition: 100
ISBN: 978-602-9166-17-0

Très intéressante étude d'un patrimoine culturel Indonésien méconnu et parfois menacé de destruction par l'Archéologue Dr. Tara Steimer-Herbert, spécialiste des monuments mégalithiques.

EDDY'S FINE ARTS ADVENTURE
English introduction by Dhaimeler - Published March 2013

120 pages - 135 illustrations size 30 x 30 cm
Limited & Numbered edition: 100
ISBN: 978-979-16348-8-5

Looking back over the years, I can say that collecting paintings has been for me a kind of human adventure embellishing my life. I will always remember Arie Smit's precious advice: "Build your collection slowly and patiently, build it always with your eyes and your heart and you will always be rewarded".

The Power of Indonesian Batik: Eddy's Collection Vol. 1
English introduction by Didier Hamel - Published May 2013

216 pages - 144 illustrations size 30 x 33 cm
Limited & Numbered edition: 100
ISBN: 978-602-9166-16-3

Eddy started to collect batik seriously in 2007. Following his enjoyable journey, he was attracted to the idea of publishing a book about batik. For this first volume he selected a set of works representing a mixture of vintage and contemporary batiks. This versatile collection aims to attract and please the viewer through a varied artistic design expression.

The Power of Indonesian Batik: Eddy's Collection Vol. 2
English introduction by Dr. Walofk - Published June 2013

216 pages - 144 illustrations size 30 x 33 cm
Limited & Numbered edition: 100
ISBN: 978-602-9166-16-3

Eddy started to collect batik seriously in 2007. Following his enjoyable journey, he was attracted to the idea of publishing a book about batik. For this first volume he selected a set of works representing a mixture of vintage and contemporary batiks. This versatile collection aims to attract and please the viewer through a varied artistic design expression.

The Power of Indonesian Batik: Eddy's Collection Vol. 3
English introduction by Dr. Walofk - Published June 2013

216 pages - 144 illustrations size 30 x 33 cm
Limited & Numbered edition: 100
ISBN: 978-602-9166-16-3

Eddy started to collect batik seriously in 2007. Following his enjoyable journey, he was attracted to the idea of publishing a book about batik. For this first volume he selected a set of works representing a mixture of vintage and contemporary batiks. This versatile collection aims to attract and please the viewer through a varied artistic design expression.

The Power of Indonesian Batik: Eddy's Collection Vol. 4
English introduction by Dr. Walofk - Published June 2013

216 pages - 144 illustrations size 30 x 33 cm
Limited & Numbered edition: 100
ISBN: 978-602-9166-16-3

Eddy started to collect batik seriously in 2007. Following his enjoyable journey, he was attracted to the idea of publishing a book about batik. For this first volume he selected a set of works representing a mixture of vintage and contemporary batiks. This versatile collection aims to attract and please the viewer through a varied artistic design expression.

TOTO DUKO "Contemporary Wayang"
English introduction by DH. Dhaimeler - Published August 2013

122 pages - 63 illustrations size 30 x 30 cm
Limited & Numbered edition: 100
ISBN: 978-602-9166-11-8

These “Contemporary Wayangs” painted by Toto Duko bring a new flagrance to old Javanese traditions., Immersed in critical modern attitudes re-created Javanese figures are acting in a surrealistic world. The artist expresses with talent how humans -and particularely on Java- are invaded by unnecessary equipment’s but still belong to traditional way of life.

PIERRE GUILLAUME "A Dutch Impressionist in Indonesia"
English introduction by Didier Hamel - Published October 2013

95 pages - 138 illustrations size 30 x 30 cm
Limited & Numbered edition: 100
ISBN: 978-602-9166-18-7

The impressionist technique of the Dutch artist Pierre Guillaume is certainly at it’s best in expressing the grandeur and beauty of tropical scenes. In his canvases the play of light enhanced by subtle and well-studied shadows, captures, with a sublime elegance, the genuine intimacy of the many Balinese atmospheres he painted.

ANDRÉ MAROIS "Thrills in Bali"
English text by André Marois - Published October 2013
Illustrated by Pascal Hierholz

80 pages - 47 illustrations size 20 x 20 cm
Limited & Numbered edition: 100
ISBN: 978-602-9166-20-0

Inspired by a genuine Balinese adventure; André Marois wrote this short thriller during a visit to his old friend on the island of the Gods. The French-Canadian artist Pascal Hierholz who is actually living and painting in Indonesia illustrated the story.

ANDRÉ MAROIS "Mort À Bali"
French text by André Marois - Published Octobre 2013
Illustrated by Pascal Hierholz

80 pages - 47 illustrations size 20 x 20 cm
Limited & Numbered edition: 100
ISBN: 978-602-9166-20-0

Inspiré par une véritable aventure balinaise, André Marois a écrit ce court polar lors d’une visite à son vieil ami dans l’île des Dieux. Le récit est illustré par l’artiste franco-canadien Pascal Hierholz, qui actuellement vit et travaille en Indonésie.

KRIJONO "Ultimate Exuberance"
English introduction by Jade Sceptre - Published November 2013

128 pages - 145 illustrations size 30 x 30 cm
Limited & Numbered edition: 100
ISBN: 987-602-9166-21-7

Acclaimed both in his country and abroad, Krijono (1951-2011) was an intrepid Indonesian artist. He was daring enough to create a contemporary style before "Contemporary Art" existed. His exuberant ability represents an important new chapter in the history of Indonesian art. His powerful creations inspired by his country's distinct history and culture, did not follow any other artistic conventions or styles, and therefore his legacy can be considered truly unique.

EDDY ERLANGGA "Bali Royal Cremation"
English text by Eddy Erlangga - Published December 2013

124 pages - 158 illustrations size 30 x 30 cm
Limited & Numbered edition: 100
ISBN: 978-602-9166-19-4

A complete documentation about the most important Balinese Royal Cremation of the century.

Prof. Drg. ETTY INDRIATI, Ph.D. "Batik: Wearable Art on Cloth Vol. 1"
English introduction by Prof. Drg. Etty Indriati, Ph.D. - Published January 2014

232 pages - 150 illustrations size 30 x 33 cm
Limited & Numbered edition: 100
ISBN: 978-602-9166-23-1

Etty Indriati is one Indonesia’s leading experts on both classic and contemporary Batik. Born in Surakarta from a family of entrepreneurs, she acquired from her Uncle and Aunt a passion for collecting Batik. Alongside her career as a Professor of Anthropology in a renowned faculty of medicine, Etty has applied her keen eye for detail to acquiring pieces that showcase the most subtle elements of Batik design and its delicate execution. This first book of a planned trilogy introduces through a wide range of styles the historical richness of her impressive collection.

PIER PORRETTI "Cambodian Collections"
French, English & Italian Texts - Published January 2014

142 pages - 187 illustrations size 30 x 30 cm
Limited & Numbered edition: 100
ISBN: 978-602-9166-22-4

CAMBODIAN COLLECTION presents a significant part of the work of Pier Poretti created during his seven years of residence in Cambodia. The five subjects featured in this book are portrayed as a series of hand-tinted photographs depicting the life in Phnom Penh, Siam Reap and Angkor. Interpreting the Cambodian surroundings and atmospheres with attractive coloured pictures, Poretti expresses with serenity his personal artistic visions.

EDDY ERLANGGA "North India Images"
English Text - Published April 2014

112 pages - 107 illustrations size 30 x 30 cm
Limited & Numbered edition: 100
ISBN: 978-602-9166-25-5

India is certainly a heaven for photographers. Each street corner is immediately inspiring. Eddy Erlangga landed in New Delhi during the month of November 2012. This trip organized by Kemilau Indonesia Photographers Association drove him to several of the most famous places in North India: Agra, Jaipur and Pushkar. Through these pages Eddy expresses successfully his own vision, capturing some appealing atmospheres of North India.

SALVATORE PROVINO "Ramble in Batavia"
English Text - Published May 2014

92 pages - 92 illustrations size 30 x 30 cm
Limited & Numbered edition: 100
ISBN: 978-602-9166-26-2

The paintings of this Sicilian artist visiting Indonesia are reflecting honestly the solid Mediterranean origins that this artist never betrayed.

SRIHADI SOEDARSONO "The Burma Golden Odyssey"
English Text - Published June 2014

98 pages - 83 illustrations size 30 x 30 cm
Limited & Numbered edition: 100
ISBN: 978-602-9166-15-6

The team to discover magical Burma and its eternal wonders was composed of the famed artists Srihadi Soedarsono and his wife Farida, the sponsor Suntoso Jacob and his wife Lita and Eddy Erlangga with his camera. The creative idea was to blend artistic expression and documentation of the trip. This would mean merging the roles of painter and photographer expecting that this trip would certainly be more exciting. Throughout this odyssey Srihadi and Eddy never stopped in their quest to capture wonders through their respective media. On their return, because many of their daily experiences were of monumental golden structures erected all over the fabulous ancient sites of this amazing nation, it seemed logical that “The Golden Memories of the Burma Odyssey” was the right title for the book illustrating their brilliant artistic experience and the works it produced.

JOSEF KULESZA "A Polish Artist in Indonesia"
English Text - Published April 2015

94 pages - 147 illustrations size 30 x 30 cm
Limited & Numbered edition: 100
ISBN: 978-602-9166-28-6

The artist Josef Kulesza first lived in Indonesia from early 1953 till 1956. He returned to paint in Jakarta and Bali forty years later in 1994, 1995 and 1996.
This book, celebrating this highly regarded artist on the 95th anniversary of his birth, features an interesting retrospective of his abstract work painted in Indonesia.

EDI MULYO "Colourful Fantasy"
English Text - Published August 2015

48 pages - 45 illustrations size 20 x 20 cm
Limited & Numbered edition: 100
ISBN: 978-602-9166-29-3

Edi Mulyo succeeded in creating his own unique artistic style in accordance with his own worldview. His almost naive compositions, full of imagination reflect the feelings of a poet.

Distancing himself from any stressful attitude, his colourful canvases seem to develop the vital energy of enchanting fairy tales.

PAISI IN BALI "Colourful Journey of a French Artist"
English Text - Published November 2015

60 pages - 95 illustrations size 30 x 30 cm
Limited & Numbered edition: 100
ISBN: 978-602-9166-30-9

After extensive travels in Asia, the French artist Paisi settled for several years in the south Tabanan region of Bali where the “joie-de-vivre” of his Tahitian experience began to be revived again. His sharp eye and innate talent combined with his knack of highlighting the contrasting aspects of an otherwise mundane scene, meant his watercolor books began to burst with a wide variety of colorful impressions from the “Island of the Gods”. Bali and its many contrasts became for the artist an almost infinite source of inspiration. From temple to temple, village to village, on foot or on motorbike, he traveled across the island to sketch the simplest moments and scenes he witnessed along the roadsides.

LEA LAFUGIE (1890- 1972)

The amazing life & paintings of a French lady exploring Asian countries during the 30's.

Limited & numbered edition – size 30 x 30 cm