• Dickie Zebregs

The Art of Indonesian History

Indonesia is the largest archipelago in the world; made up of 17,508 islands and almost as many different cultures. This is reflected in the extremely diverse artistic history of the country. There is a particularly rich tradition of Hindu-Buddhist sculpture and architecture which was strongly influenced by India from the 1st century onwards. Buddhist art in Indonesia reached its golden era under the Sailendra dynasty of the Sri Vijaya Empire between the 8th and 13th centuries with the flour