Previewing Larasati’s February 2020 ‘Traditional, Modern & Contemporary Art’ Auction in Ubud, Bali

Larasati Auctioneers of Jakarta in 2020 conduct their fourteenth consecutive year of presenting high-quality Balinese art for sale to the international market through its Ubud auctions. The upcoming 8 February sale ‘Traditional, Modern and Contemporary Art’ at the Larasati Art Space at Tebesaya Gallery features eighty-one lots in an array of painting styles. Good buys … Continue reading Previewing Larasati’s February 2020 ‘Traditional, Modern & Contemporary Art’ Auction in Ubud, Bali

Larasati October 2019 auction report – Balinese art market analysis

The market for Balinese paintings, often labelled ‘traditional’, is a small niche sector in comparison to the broader Indonesian modern and contemporary art market. While Indonesian collectors dominate it there is an upward trend of foreign buyers entering the market that is currently showing signs of growth. In 2006 Larasati Auctioneers of Jakarta opened up … Continue reading Larasati October 2019 auction report – Balinese art market analysis

Overview of the Bali art infrastructure 2019

Overshadowed by the creative hubs of Java, Bandung, Jakarta and Yogyakarta, Bali is often disregarded by international art lovers and this may be due to the tourism-led commodification of art and culture.  However, in the past six years, there has been significant development in the fascinating and distinct Bali art infrastructure. Bali was not immune … Continue reading Overview of the Bali art infrastructure 2019

Rare artworks go under the hammer in the July Larasati Bali auction

                       Head of Ayu Ketut –  Miguel Covarrubias, lithograph   The most exciting selection of traditional, modern and contemporary art works for more than a year highlight the second Larasati Bali auction for 2019. Ninety-two items will be offered in the upcoming 20 July, Larasati Traditional, Modern & Contemporary Art Auction to be held at … Continue reading Rare artworks go under the hammer in the July Larasati Bali auction

Previewing Larasati Jakarta Auction: Pictures of Indonesia 12 May 2019

                                         Boats at Kusamba – Affandi   Sixty-two items of fine art go under the hammer from 2:30 pm Sunday 12 May in the upcoming Pictures of Indonesia auction conducted by Larasati auctioneers at the CSIS Center, Tanah Abang, Central Jakarta. The sale offers good buying opportunities for beginner and mid level collectors, as well … Continue reading Previewing Larasati Jakarta Auction: Pictures of Indonesia 12 May 2019

Previewing the Larasati Traditional, Modern & Contemporary Art Auction in Ubud, 16 Febuary 2019

                                       Untitled – Ketut Teja Astawa   Balinese contemporary artist Ketut Teja Astawa (b.1971) has experimented with the iconography from the Classical Balinese Kamasan paintings for more than twenty years. He reinterprets the imagery with his own innovations configuring wonderful compositions, often humorous, and with a strong sense of spontaneity. His signature style has become … Continue reading Previewing the Larasati Traditional, Modern & Contemporary Art Auction in Ubud, 16 Febuary 2019

Previewing Larasati’s Traditional, Modern & Contemporary Art Auction, Bali, August 2018

                     “Iringan Pengantin” – Dewa Putu Mokoh    Each year Larasati Auctioneer’s, Indonesia’s oldest fine art auction house, present two auctions in Ubud highlighting Balinese traditional art. Upcoming Sunday 26 August is seventy-four items for sale in the Traditional, Modern & Contemporary Art Auction. Open to the public, viewing begins 11am Friday 24 August at … Continue reading Previewing Larasati’s Traditional, Modern & Contemporary Art Auction, Bali, August 2018

Buying Balinese art at auction?

Wayan Radjin – “Ramayana Membebaskan Dewi Sita” Image courtesy of Larasati   Are you interested in Balinese art? Ever thought of buying at auction? Whether driven by your love of art, curiosity, or an eye for investment – buying at auction can be an interesting and exciting way to grow your collection. To the novice … Continue reading Buying Balinese art at auction?

Under the hammer: Previewing Larasati’s Traditional, Modern & Contemporary Art Auction, Bali, 21 January 2018

                             Lot # 579 Stone Mason – Ida Bagus Made Poleng   Larasati Auctioneer’s continue to provide excellent support in the development of Indonesian art, especially Balinese traditional painting, to growing local and international markets with its upcoming 21 January 2018 Traditional, Modern and Contemporary Art auction to be held in Ubud, Bali. Eighty lots … Continue reading Under the hammer: Previewing Larasati’s Traditional, Modern & Contemporary Art Auction, Bali, 21 January 2018

Previewing Larasati’s Traditional, Modern & Contemporary Art Auction, Bali, 8 October 2017

                               Lot 549: Subali & Sugriwa – Nyoman Meja   Art auctions are an exciting and accessible way to grow your collection. For the curious observer and new buyers auctions are fascinating processes that give insight into the art world that is often perceived to be opaque, mysterious, and even intimidating. Auctions allow opportunities for … Continue reading Previewing Larasati’s Traditional, Modern & Contemporary Art Auction, Bali, 8 October 2017