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Affandi museum divides into three parts, every part usually called gallery. Each gallery has different characteristics which is unique. You will feel the differences when you enter these galleries one by one.
Galeri I (First Gallery)
You will meet the first gallery when you enter Affandi Museum. The unique entrance expressly is designed to give a special impression to the visitors. This gallery consist of many Affandi's paintings. You could also see Affandi's beloved car --it is unusual, because it looks like a shark. This gallery also store Affandi's old bicycle It was often used by Affandi lasttime. This gallery is very large and offers many kind of Affandi's paintings collection which are very artistics.
The Affandi's paintings stored in this gallery consist of sketch , watercolor, pastel, and oil paintings. Several paintings are reproductions result. Here, you will know Affandi's skill in using every canvas media and you will also be able to differ the way Affandi paints when using different tools and media.
Galeri II (Second Gallery)
Gallery II (second gallery) is just about a few metres from the first Gallery. This second gallery offers a new different characteristic. This gallery was built with the help of Indonesian government and officially opened in 1987. This gallery is used as an exhibition place of variety Museum painting collection from several welknown painters. You may enjoy many paintings from the different sight. This gallery has two floors. The first floor consist of abstract paintings and the second floor is dominate by realistic ones.
Galeri III (Third Gallery)
This gallery was built by Affandi Foundation in early 1999 and officially opened by Sri Sultan Hamengkubuwono in 2000. This gallery seem to be the youngest building. It was built to fulfill Affandi's wishes in order to have enough storages place for his works. This three floors gallery has the same basic idea, that have a shaped of the rounded curve with a shaped roof like banana leafes.