Post Tagged : art

Aswino Aji’s Artistic Observations of the Ego in the Face of Balinese Culture

Art In Bali | Feb 09, 2019

An acute sense of observation is an essential talent for a contemporary artist. The ability to scrutinise and reflect on one’s own conduct and thoughts, along with that of the collective, is a doorway to art rich in meaning. For more than a decade Balinese artist Made Aji Aswino has been an avid onlooker and […]

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Satya Cipta – the Rise of a Unique Female Balinese Talent

Art In Bali | Jan 23, 2019

A beautiful, naked woman with long flowing hair sits legs raised, feet positioned above her head. In her left hand she is holding a red lotus flower covering her groin. “Fragrance” an intimate, yet daring sketch by Balinese artist Satya Cipta ‘speaks’ of the feminine physical, and worldly splendour, and according to the artist, a […]

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‘Patience is Earth’ Art Exhibition

What's On | Jan 03, 2019

Sudakara ArtSpace at Sudamala Suites & Villas Sanur, in collaborations with Kertas Padi, presents “Patience is Earth, a rice paper exhibition that features the finest artworks painted with a high-level painting technique using rice paper. Held from 19 December 2018 through 6 December 2019, the exhibition showcases the acculturation of Chinese and Balinese’s arts and […]

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Art Bali – The Premiere Event to Position Bali on the Global Art Map

Art In Bali | Dec 20, 2018

The first Art Bali contemporary art exhibition was officially opened by the Minister of Finance of the Republic of Indonesia Sri Mulyani on the 9th of October in Nusa Dua. Held in conjunction with the 2018 annual meetings of the IMF-World Bank Group at Nusa Dua, Art Bali highlighted the works of 39 Balinese, Indonesian […]

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The Great Archipelago Exhibition

What's On | Dec 04, 2018

In ‘Kayu’, one of the beautiful, wooden joglo buildings of the Setia Darma House of Masks and Puppets in Mas Village, Ubud, an incredibly eclectic set of art installations are on display. The Great Archipelago Exhibition features 11 tables, all of which have been designed and produced by 12 international artists: Michelangelo Pistoletto, Arahmaiani, Dora […]

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Bali Inspired: Volcom Artists Bring Balinese Art to the Forefront

Art In Bali | Dec 01, 2018

American clothing brand Volcom has made a home in Indonesia, being part of the surf and skate scene 1996. Beyond that, they have embraced local art and culture in Bali with their Bali Inspired Tees. NOW! Bali speaks to two of the Volcom artists from  creative team from Volcom Indonesia who are behind this t-shirt […]

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Empowering Bali’s Women Artists: Futuwonder

Art In Bali | Nov 13, 2018

During the year a small, yet enthusiastic gathering of volunteers set out to make a very significant contribution to Balinese art. “Puan Empu Seni: Edit-a-thon”, was conducted on the 7th of July in Bali within a fun and learning environment at Rumah Sanur-Creative Hub. It was a part of a national drive to increase the amount […]

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DenPasar2018 Art + Design: An Exhibition and Movement

Art In Bali | Oct 17, 2018

During the month of October a unique program of activities was presented by CushCush Gallery (CCG) in Denpasar highlighting the on-going transformation of the city into a modern creative hub that is evolving side-by-side with its cultural and historical icons. Opening on the 5th of October DenPasar2018 Art+Design – An Exhibition & Movement headlined the program […]

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Apasajah Jewellery : Made from “Whatever”

Indulge | Oct 17, 2018

A new. exciting jewellery line has just recently been launched, inspired and created by the young and young at heart.   Called Apasajah, loosely translated to “whatever”, simply because it’s ‘whatever’ we feel like doing, feel like wearing, without rules and without care, the designers of the jewellery brand are having fun with their new […]

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The Arts of Malang

Archipelago Diaries | Sep 24, 2018

The east Java town of Malang is soaked in history and surrounded by nature. With that being said, for this issue’s Archipelago Diaries, NOW! Bali’s Alistair Speirs indulged himself in a Malang establishment, where arts take centerstage.  Imagine a hotel whose purpose is to preserve and glorify art. Imagine a hotel where every room is […]

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