Collection Number 193
Title Manten Abadi, Emoh Poligamy (Eternal Couple; Reject Poligamy)
Time 2003
Time Acquisition 2003
Place Jl. Pemuda 19, Muntilan, Magelang, Central Java, Indonesia
Place of Acquisition Donated by Butet Kartarejasa during visit to Bangkok
Name Painter (Place and Year of Birth-Death) Maryono (Muntilan 1938-2012)
Size 49cm x 40cm
Category (Sub-Category) Social Critique
Current Location Vietnam Museum of Ethnology (VME) Permanent Exhibition “Indonesian Glass Paintings: The Collection of O‘ong Maryono and Rosalia Sciortino” Link: tranh-kinh-indonesia-en-us/
Description This glass painting was made to advocate against polygamy in the context of increased radicalization in Indonesia. The painting was conceptualized by artist Butet Kartarejasa and realized by Maryono. Such ‘orders’ are common for glass paintings with painters ready to follow new ideas. The painter Maryono is the younger brother of Sastrogambar –another well-known painter of glass paintings.