Art In Bali

The Art Of Love

Art In Bali | Feb 04, 2015

Art is filled with love; perhaps it is because through art, love can be expressed without any barriers, becoming a representation of pure feeling and emotion. The Russian-French artist, Marc Chagall, was once quoted saying that “Art must be an expression of love, or it is nothing”. Love is ever present in Bali, and in […]

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Artdiscovery Program: A Lesson In History

Art In Bali | Dec 30, 2014

When one looks upon a piece of art, most ponder as to what the work means, what it represents, or what the artist was trying to portray. Seldom people wonder what evolutions had to take place through time for that type of art to become what it is today. Balinese and Indonesian visual art has […]

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Artdiscovery Sets To Kick Off This Month

Art In Bali | Dec 01, 2014

ArtPreciation successfully completed its second trial of its ArtDiscovery program last month. The October trials hosted industry members to give them a taste of what is to come for the future of art in Bali. Beginning in the Chedi Club Ubud, a resort that provides the perfect traditional backdrop, the participants began the experience with […]

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Meet the Idealist

Art In Bali | Oct 31, 2014

“Of all the people I need to impress through my painting, the most important one is myself. That’s why, whenever I paint, I don’t just apply paints on a blank canvas. I feel the need to pour my soul on to it.” – Mangu Putra It has been known in the art world that Mangu Putra’s […]

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ARMA Museum

Art In Bali | Sep 29, 2014

Many people don’t know how to look at art. Just watch those in an art museum, and you’ll see them hustling through, pausing for only a minute at each painting or sculpture and looking either bored or perturbed, before traipsing on to the next piece. For us at NOW! Bali, art is for enjoyment, fun, lifting […]

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Into the soul of I Made Djirna

Art In Bali | Sep 08, 2014

As you pass the Balinese gate and into the studio, it is like treading on the soul of a sensitive, creative painter who uses the brush and canvas to portray his tempestuous emotions. Born in Kedewatan, Ubud, I Made Djirna graduated from the Faculty of Fine Arts and Design at the Institut Seni Indonesia Yogyakarta (Indonesia […]

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A visit to Made Wianta’s Studio

Art In Bali | Aug 11, 2014

I’m personally always captivated by the topic of Balinese painters and their palettes. From the first time I visited a painter’s studio years ago, I have been floored by the variety of materials these artists use, and have also been seduced by the allure of their creative spaces. To me, looking into an artist’s studio […]

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