Ethnic Faces – Wolfgang Widmoser

In May 2015, German born painter Wolfgang Widmoser, along with eight western artists ventured East across the Java Sea to South Sulawesi, Indonesia upon a traditional Penisi Bugis sailing boat. According to Wolfgang, “ to find and explore human history that is not really known.”                                      The Guardian – Wolfgang Widmoser Visiting several islands the … Continue reading Ethnic Faces – Wolfgang Widmoser

TiTian Bali Foundation Gives Recognition & Heritage Awards to Balinese Artists

The Nine Finalists of the TiTian Prize, (from left) Gede Suryawan, Wayan Aris Sarmanta, Wayan Malik, Mangku Muriati Mura, Ida Bagus Suryantara, Gede Sugiada, Made Sutama, Nyoman Arisana and Made Supena pictured with Triawan Munaf, Chairman of the Agency for Creative Economy Indonesia (center).   During the first anniversary celebrations of Yayasan TiTian Bali, in … Continue reading TiTian Bali Foundation Gives Recognition & Heritage Awards to Balinese Artists

Previewing Larasati’s Traditional, Modern & Contemporary Art Auction, Bali, 11 February 2017

               Devotion – a unique modernist wood craving by Ketut Djedeng Upcoming this weekend, Saturday 11 February Larasati Auctioneers present an excellent array of predominantly Balinese traditional art for sale. Lot #335 Dewi Tidur, is a poetic depiction of a sleeping goddess being watched over by nature spirits, by 36-year-old Made Griyawan, a rising … Continue reading Previewing Larasati’s Traditional, Modern & Contemporary Art Auction, Bali, 11 February 2017

How Can Global Art Survive a Dystopian Future?

Sotheby’s Hong Kong during the Autumn 2016 Sale of Southeast Asian Art   As Art Stage Singapore, South East Asia’s flagship art fair, prepares itself for its seventh installment on the 12-15 January 2017 at Marina Bay Sands Expo and Convention Center, the Founder & President, Lorenzo Rudolf has made some notable observations. Responsible for … Continue reading How Can Global Art Survive a Dystopian Future?

Walking a Unique Path – Wayan Sika

Wayan Sika smiles as he contemplates his new-found freedom. “On Friday 1st October 2010, after a 34 year association lecturing part-time at ISI (Institute of Fine Arts) Denpasar, I have decided to retire.” Like many others Sika dedicates himself to his family and community; however, the breadth of his accomplishments defines him as truly unique … Continue reading Walking a Unique Path – Wayan Sika