Jais Darga


Country: Indonesia

Jais Darga is a renowned figure in the Indonesian art world. She has been an international fine-arts dealer since the 1980s and was the first Indonesian woman to become an international art dealer. She is also well known in Paris and New York, where she used to live. She founded Darga’s Gallery in 1997 in Sanur, Bali, with a comparative exhibition of European and Indonesian modernists, followed by another in Paris. Her gallery functions not only as a shop but also as a means to encourage a creative environment.

Jais Darga dikenal di dunia seni rupa Indonesia. Ia telah menjadi dealer seni rupa internasional sejak tahun 1980-an dan merupakan wanita Indonesia pertama yang menjadi dealer seni internasional. Ia juga terkenal di Paris dan New York, tempat tinggalnya dulu. Kini mendirikan Galeri Darga pada tahun 1997 di Sanur, Bali, dengan pameran komparatif modernis Eropa dan Indonesia, dilanjutkan ke Paris. Galerinya tidak hanya berfungsi sebagai toko tetapi juga sarana untuk mendorong lingkungan kreatif.

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Book Launch | Jais Darga Namaku

This book tells the life journey of an Indonesian woman with all her ambitions. Ambition is known as Jais Darga or Madam Darga, an international art dealer in Paris. These …