Affordable Art that Worth to Collect

  • Apr 01, 2024

Who says that investing in paintings means you have to waste a significant sum of money? Global Auction is hosting an Online Timed Auction from March 25 to April 5, showcasing curated collections that are equally as impressive as other high-priced pieces. During this opportunity, art enthusiasts can discover diverse paintings without having to break their wallet. Explore these artworks that will be featured in the upcoming online timed auction!


Sudarso's journey began when he was still delivering milk to one of his customers, who happened to be Affandi. He found inspiration in Affandi's expertise and started spending hours each day observing Affandi at work near the canvas.

Affandi was impressed by Sudarso's natural talent and generously shared his remaining paint with him. Sudarso continued his training by working alongside several young painters in Bandung, including Affandi, Barli, Wahdi, Hendra, and Koos. Sudarso's painting style leans toward an impressive and realistic approach. He is also renowned as a figurative and nude painter.

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Lot 008 | SUDARSO | Boats | Oil on canvas: 57 x 71 cm
Est. SGD 2,200 - 3,600


In this collection, we have his painting titled “Boats,” depicting boats on the shore, adorned with depictions of the deep blue sea that darkens in the deeper side. The gray clouds and blue sky further enhance the stunning view at the top of the painting.


Born in Surabaya, East Java on April 16, 1932, Rustamadji began painting under the guidance of the artist S. Sudjojono at Sanggar Indonesia Muda (Young Indonesian Artists Association) in Madiun in 1946. Transitioning from a naturalistic style in the 1950s to an impressionistic approach, he actively took part in numerous exhibitions both in Indonesia and abroad. He resided in Surabaya until his passing in 1990.

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Lot 001 | RUSTAMADJI | Balinese Dancer, 1987 | Oil on canvas: 100 x 70 cm
Est. SGD 4,000 - 5,400


A.D Pirous (no 22-23)

A.D. Pirous was influenced by the Ries Mulder group, making him master the art of developing his unique style, particularly in portraying natural landscapes, flora, fauna, and abstract forms. Pirous' expertise has led him to solo and group exhibitions, both domestically and internationally, showcasing his work and his name in cities and countries like Jakarta, London, Brazil, Singapore, the Philippines, Thailand, Malaysia, Tokyo, Australia, and Taiwan.

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Lot 022 | ABDUL DJALIL “A.D.” PIROUS | Noktah-noktah putih di atas Bidang Horizontal, 1983 | Mixed media on paper: 24 x 31 cm
Est. SGD 1,300 - 1,800


This painting titled “Noktah-noktah putih di atas Bidang Horizontal,” features white dots set against a blue backdrop, with a blend of white and gray in the background. Towards the bottom of the painting, Pirous included a striking contrast of reddish-orange and blue.

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Lot 023 | ABDUL DJALIL “A.D.” PIROUS | Ar Rohman, 2005 | Mixed media on canvas: 46 x 46 cm
Est. SGD 1,200 - 1,600


Choosing to pursue a career as a graphic artist led him to innovate a new genre called Islamic calligraphy. He emerged as a prominent figure in the sector of calligraphy painting, establishing himself as a contemporary artist with an Islamic heritage. As depicted in this painting titled “Ar Rohman,” it is based on the significance of the name Allah SWT, signifying Most Merciful. The painting is dominated by blue and green colors, with the inscription of Ar Rahman in gold at the top, and the left side adorned in orange.

Pardoli Fadli

Pardoli Fadli showcased his solo exhibitions at various venues in Australia, including Maestro Inn in Perth (1997), Harvey's Gallery in Perth (1998), and the City Hotel in Melbourne (2003). He consciously embraced artistic independence as a means of expressing his emotions and ideas during the creative process. Pardoli Fadli's artwork embodies a captivating realist style added with his imagination. His deliberate choice of artistic independence shines through as he skillfully expresses his emotions within his creations.

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Lot 028 | PARDOLI FADLI | Panen Raya-Dieng, 2022 | Oil on canvas: 100 x 150 cm
Est. SGD 8,000 - 11,000


One of the notable highlights is his masterful depiction of the harvest theme as shown in "Panen Raya-Dieng", spanning 100 x 150 centimeters of oil on canvas, we are transported to the enchanting ambiance of Dieng during the harvest season. The grand harvest represents not just prosperity but also abundant fortune, beautifully conveyed through the collaborative efforts of farmers working together to gather the rice. In this painting, Pardoli Fadli encapsulates a profound principle - that true success is achieved through unity and shared endeavor.

Rudy Pranajaya

Born in Cirebon, West Java, in 1948, Rudy Pranajaya moved to Bandung and started studying art with Barli and Srihadi Soedarsono at age 16. Rudy was a modern painter who drew inspiration from traditional Indonesian art forms. He had his first exhibition in Surabaya In 1965. From 1968 to 1971, he traveled to Bali to paint and became deeply involved in traditional Balinese imagery for his works. Between 1971 and 1975, he studied art at Studio Rangga Gempol Bandung, guided by the artist Barli Sasmitawinata, where he learned modern art techniques. His brilliant talent made him participate in numerous group and solo exhibitions in Indonesia and abroad. In 1981 and 1982, he embarked on a study tour in Europe, visiting Denmark, Switzerland, France, and Germany. He was a member of the "Kelompok Seniman Bandung.”

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Lot 060 | RUDY PRANADJAYA | Legong Dancer, 2005 | Oil on canvas: 158 x 135 cm
Est. SGD 1,300 - 1,800


In this painting titled “Legong Dancer,” he portrays a Balinese Legong dancer performing to the rhythm of drum beats. The dancer's attire and accessories, including fans, scarves, and prada accents, are meticulously described to enhance the elegant impression.

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Lot 062 | RUDY PRANADJAYA | Flower, 2005 | Oil on board: 33 x 27 cm
Est. SGD 400 - 600


Depicting a colorful vase with flower objects, several fallen flowers can be seen at the bottom in this painting titled “Flower.”

Explore our extensive collections through our art preview and e-catalogue, where these carefully selected pieces are waiting to be taken home. Mark your calendars for the online timed auction ending on April 5th, 2024. This is your chance to acquire remarkable affordable pieces with high value.


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