(1928 - 2004)
Bagong Kussumadiarja was active/lived in Indonesia. Bagong Kussumadiarja is known for painting.
Biography Bagong Kussumadiarja
Bagong was himself a classical Javanese dancer with the Bekso Wiromo Kredo Dance School led by Prince Tedjokusumo in 1954. His father was a puppet-painter and a Javanese script-writer. In 1957, Bagong received a Rockefeller Foundation Award. He founded the Dance Training Centre on March 5, 1958, and the Padepokan Seni Bagong Kussudiardja on Oct 2, 1978. In 1985, the Indonesian Government awarded him the Art Prize, but he is better known for the award he received from the Catholic Pope Paul VI on his painting of a fragment of the Journey of Jesus Christ. In 1980, he received the Gold Medal from the Bangladesh Government. With a troupe of 15, he performed the Gema Nusantara dance in Malaysia in 1985. Apart from oil on canvas, he also did bati
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