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Jakarta gets world-class art museum

Museum Of Modern And Contemporary Art has items from the 800 contemporary and modern works owned by its founder Haryanto Adikoesoemo

While the eclecticism could pose a challenge to curators trying to craft coherent exhibitions, museum director Aaron Seeto insists that the diversity is a boon.


FOR a city of its huge size - 10 million people - and economic heft, Jakarta lacked many things one might expect of a thriving Asian metropolis: a metro system, for one, as well as a major international modern and contemporary art museum.

The metro system will be...

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