In the 1956 book containing paintings – paintings collection of Dr. Ir. Soekarno, the first President of the Republic of Indonesia, has been published by the art library in Peking (China) consists of volumes to I and II, and then followed to the volume III and IV, in 1959.
Book Volume I – IV consists of a collection of paintings, which all its volumes in the contents of 100 selected works from the collection of paintings of famous Indonesia and the World painters, such as: Affandi, Basuki Abdullah, Hendra Gunawan, Lee man fong, S.Sudjojono, Le Mayeur, Antonio Blanco, Walterspies, R. Bonnet, WG Hofker, Theo Meiyer, and much more. While in the book-V binding to specific contents of the collection in sculptures, porcelain art and valuable historical high.
Bung Karno collection of art books, published by the paintings and sculptures collection of President Sukarno committee publisher , and printed by PT. Toppan Printing, Tokyo, Japan. This book was published in 3 languages, namely Indonesian, English and Japanese.