May 04

  The Lines That Remind Me of You Paintings by Agung Kurniawan At Kendra Gallery, Jl. Drupadi 88B, Basangkasa, Seminyak. Tel: 736628 During the 1990’s, Agung Kurniawan was an artist who reflected social and political issues in his art. Most of his works criticized the social conditions in the Indonesian ‘New Order Era’, which governed […]

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March 24

Embracing Nature’s Poem Paintings by Nyoman Sujana Kenyem At Ganesha Gallery, Four Seasons Resort, Jimbaran Bay Tel: 701010 Born in Ubud in September 1972, Nyoman Sujana Kenyem belongs to a circle of contemporary Balinese artists whose work, while modern in spirit and execution, still retains the lyricism of a traditional past. Kenyem is one of […]

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Love

Paintings by Made Wianta. At Kendra Gallery, Jl. Drupadi 88B, Basangkasa, Seminyak. Tel: 736628. Art has little to do with the consistency of sensibilities, preoccupations, and style, as consistency has to do with logical systems, whereas art is illogical, and thrives on irrationality, contradictions, and change. A contemporary artist has a responsibility of altering the […]

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Taman

A little knowledge about Pande Ketut Taman’s life experiences provides a fresh and accessible way of exploring and understanding the urgency and content of his paintings. Pande Ketut Taman was born in 1970 in Peliatan, Ubud. He studied from 1992 to 1998, at the Institut Seni Indonesia (ISI) in Yogyakarta. However, after the Bali Biennale […]

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Fools

Artworks by Indieguerillas, at Biasa Art Space, Jl. Raya Seminyak No.34, Seminyak. Tel: 8475766. The exuberantly colorful, dynamic, and cartoonish work of the husband and wife team of Santi Ariestyowanti and Dyatmiko Bawono (Miko), referred to as ‘Indieguerillas’, is presented at the Biasa Art Space in their exhibition ‘Fools’ Lore: Folklore Reload’. “Fools’ Lore is […]

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Siklus

Paintings and Installation by Dewa Gde Agung, Putu Edy Asmara Putra, Wayan Januariawan (also known as Donald), and Rio Saren. At Gaya Fusion Gallery, Jl. Raya Sayan, Ubud. Tel: 979252. Works of art that alter the boundaries of Art must be admired. The new always contains the possibility of significant change; innovation, derivation, originality and […]

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Sign

Paintings by Ida Bagus Putu Purwa At Tony Raka Art Gallery, Jl. Raya Mas No. 86, Mas, Ubud Tel: 7816785 Born in 1977, Putu Purwa studied art in Denpasar at the Sekolah Tinggi Seni Indonesia (STSI) from 1996 to 1998. He is one of the new breed of Balinese artists who are eager to demonstrate […]

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Power

Sculptures by Dolorosa Sinaga At Kendra Gallery of Contemporary Art, Jl. Drupadi No. 88B, Basangkasa, Seminyak. Tel: 736628 Small traditional bronze figurine sculpture is so rarely exhibited in Indonesian Art Galleries that one must agree with American artist Ad Reinhardt’s flippant comment, that ‘sculpture is what you bump into when you back up to see […]

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Master Pieces

Paintings by Ketut Suta and Lucky. At Adi’s Art Studio & Gallery, Jl. Bisma 102, Ubud. Tel: 977104. In his exhibition, ‘Masterpieces: Homages for Famous Painters from the 20th Century’, Adi Bachmann has realized a project which is very close to his heart. Using the skills of two local painters, Ketut Suta and Lucky, Adi […]

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Peace

Monoprints by Made Arya Dwita Dedok. At Ganesha Gallery, Four Seasons Resort, Jimbaran Bay. Tel: 701010. Balinese artist Made Arya Dwita Dedok is multi-talented. He works in many fields, including photography, graphic-design, printmaking, painting and cartoons. The link between these disciplines and his whimsical, carefree prints is easy to see. In his exhibition, ‘Love, Peace […]

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