Bestrizal Besta

Born 1973
Hometown Padang, West Sumatra
Lives and works Yogyakarta

About the artist
Bestrizal Besta was born in Padang, West Sumatra, and was domiciled in Pekanbaru, Riau, before settling in the city of Yogyakarta, where he continues to hone his craft in surrealism. Besta’s work is easily identifiable by their surrealistic scenarios, monochromatic palette and intricate details. His paintings have been exhibited in many group and solo shows and as enjoyed great sales and popularity at acutions such as Christie’s Hong Kong ‘Asian Contemporary Art (Day Sale)’.

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Bestrizal Besta

Born 1973
Hometown Padang, West Sumatra
Lives and works Yogyakarta

About the artist
Bestrizal Besta was born in Padang, West Sumatra, and was domiciled in Pekanbaru, Riau, before settling in the city of Yogyakarta, where he continues to hone his craft in surrealism. Besta’s work is easily identifiable by their surrealistic scenarios, monochromatic palette and intricate details. His paintings have been exhibited in many group and solo shows and as enjoyed great sales and popularity at acutions such as Christie’s Hong Kong ‘Asian Contemporary Art (Day Sale)’.

Bestrizal Besta

Awards
Karya Terbaik BAKABA#4 2015
Finalist of Indonesian Art Award 2010

Solo shows
2009
“Cybernetic Blues” CGartspace Gallery, Jakarta
2011
“Changes” Semarang Gallery, Jakarta Art District. Grand Indonesia, Jakarta
2013
“Hopes and Fears” Semarang Gallery, Semarang                                                        2019
Mother Nature” Art Porters Gallery, Singapore

Group shows
2017
BAKABA#6 Jogja Gallery, Yogyakarta
2016
Art Stage Jakarta 2016, Indonesia
BAKABA#5 Jogja Gallery, Yogyakarta
Art Stage Singapore 2016, Singapore
2015
[Belum Ada Judul] Pameran + Peluncuran Buku Enin Supriyanto, Sangkring Art Space
BAKABA#4 Jogja Gallery, Yogyakarta
Art Stage Singapore 2015, Singapore
2014
Shout! MACRO – Museo d’Arte Contemporanea Roma Italy
Bazaar Art Jakarta 2014
2013
Solo Exhibition “Hopes and Fears” Semarang Gallery, Semarang
2012
Drawing Exhibition “It’s Complicated”. Green Artspace, Jakarta
Art Stage Singapore 2012, Singapore
Bakaba # 2, Sangkring Art Space, Yogyakarta
2011
Indonesia Art Motoring Exhibition, Indonesia National Gallery, Jakarta
Solo exhibition “Changes” Semarang Gallery, Jakarta Art District
Biennale Jakarta # 14, Indonesia National Gallery, Jakarta
2010
“Almost White Cube” The 12th Anniversary of CGartspace, Jakarta
“Percakapan Masa” Indonesia National Gallery, Jakarta
“Indonesian Art Award” Indonesia National Gallery, Jakarta
2009
Art Fair  “Semarak Biennalle” CGartspace Gallery, Jakarta
C’art Show “Exhibition of Contemporary Art” CGartspace Gallery, Jakarta
Solo Exhibition Cybernetic Blues” CGartspace Gallery, Jakarta
“Menilik Akar” Indonesia National Gallery, Jakarta

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