Ichwan Noor is a Yogyakarta-based artist (Jakarta, Indonesia, 1964) renowned for his large-scale sculptures of hybrid human, animal and technological forms. He works predominantly with bronze, stainless steel, aluminium, various used materials and resin. His recent works also include found components that are transformed through the processes of casting and welding.
Noor graduated from the School of Visual Art at the Indonesia Institute of the Arts (ISI), Yogyakarta, and has been a Professor of Fine Arts at the University of Yogyakarta. Besides Indonesia, his work has been exhibited in Singapore, Malaysia, Hongkong, Turkey and in the U.A.E. His iconic work has been in the collection of several major national and private institutions in Indonesia (Museum MACAN), Australia (National Gallery of Victoria), Germany (Tony Cragg Sculpture Park), China, Turkey, U.S.A., Sweden and India. From April 2018 onwards a large-scale Beetle Sphere will be on permanent view at the Kalverpassage in Amsterdam.