(1923 - 1994)
Mochtar Apin was active/lived in Indonesia. Mochtar Apin is known for painting.
Biography Mochtar Apin
Born in Padang Panjang, Indonesia, Mochtar Apin was a painter, print
maker and graphic artist, a member of the Bandung School and a founding
member of the progressive art movement Gelanggang Seniman Muda (Arena of
Independant Artists) in Jakarta in 1946, promoting modernity and
freedom in art and culture.
He studied under Ries Mulder in Bandung, in
the Netherlands and in Paris. He had numerous exhibitions worldwide
including retrospectives in 1989/1990 and more recently at the National
University of Singapore Museum in 2013. He is regularly represented at
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