Sujendra’s fantastic & light-hearted depictions of the underworld

                         Senyummu Tangisku, 2018 – Made Sujendra   In Klungkung, East Bali, the former capital of the island, stands Kerta Gosa. An 18th century mandala shaped pavilion within the royal palace built by the monarch Dewa Agung Gusti Sideman, it functioned until 1908 as the kingdom’s court of law and justice. Its ceilings are adorned … Continue reading Sujendra’s fantastic & light-hearted depictions of the underworld

Satya Cipta – the rise of a unique female Balinese talent

                                  Fragrance, 2018 – Satya Cipta                          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 concealing her groin. “Fragrance” an intimate, yet daring sketch by Balinese artist Satya Cipta ‘speaks’ of the feminine physical, and … Continue reading Satya Cipta – the rise of a unique female Balinese talent