In Indonesian world of arts, Amir Sidharta is one prominent figure. The son of Myra Sidharta, a Chinese literature expert, Amir Sidharta is a museum curator. At present Amir is managing Sidharta Auctioneer and is the curator of Pelita Harapan University Museum. He has also published several books on Indonesian fine artists, such as S. Sudjojono Visible Soul, Vibrant Arie Smit, and a book on Indonesian contemporary architecture, 25 Tropical Houses in Indonesia. He studied architecture a University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, and he also studied museum at George Washington University, Washington, DC, USA.