Ubud Art Tours

Ubud Art Tours hosted by Richard Horstman Introduction: Balinese art has captured a unique position deep within our hearts and minds. Its captivating images reveal people living close to nature and the divine, expressed in a diverse and colourful array of visual languages. Balinese paintings are depictions of daily life and narratives based on concepts … Continue reading Ubud Art Tours

ART JAKARTA 2019 – evolving into one of the regions most significant art fairs

                  Garyu no Matsu  – Japanese artist Takehiko Sugawara   Under wraps, the 11th edition of Art Jakarta, Indonesia’s most significant art fair open from 30 August – 1 September 2019 at JCC (Jakarta Convention Center). And by reports from gallerists, exhibiting artists, attendees and the Fair organization itself, outcomes have exceeded expectations. Following on from the … Continue reading ART JAKARTA 2019 – evolving into one of the regions most significant art fairs

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

Wayan Jana: new directions in Balinese woodcarving

   Memory, 2019 – Wayan Jana in Encounter at TiTian Art Space, Ubud   Balinese woodcarving has evolved during the past century with distinct stylistic developments marking its transition from the traditional genre to the modern and contemporary. Iconic figures Tjokot, Nyana, Tilem and Muja defined the landmark styles that have become the source of … Continue reading Wayan Jana: new directions in Balinese woodcarving

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

Balinese artists the highlight of “Selematan Masa Depan” – an exhibition of emerging Indonesian artists in Bali

Balinese Baroque (Discovery Toward Invention), 2018 & Time After Time (Discovery Toward Invention), 2018 by Budi Agung Kuswara   Presenting works by some of the finest emerging Indonesian contemporary artists over a one month period, Selematan Masa Depan (A Celebration of the Future) closed 15 January 2019 at the AB•BC Building, Bali Collection Nusa Dua, … Continue reading Balinese artists the highlight of “Selematan Masa Depan” – an exhibition of emerging Indonesian artists in Bali

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

Smart’s cutting parade of choreography

Chout Ballet Curtain, (The Choreography of Cutting) at Tony Raka Art Gallery, Ubud – Image Courtesy of Honold Fine Art & Evelyn Pritt   Australian contemporary artist Sally Smart has a long and enduring bond with Indonesia, having first exhibited in 2005 at the Jogja Biennale. “I have a special fascination in the shadow theatre, … Continue reading Smart’s cutting parade of choreography

Welcome to Denpasar2018 Art+Design: An Exhibition & Movement

                        Denpasar2018 – invited artist Yoka Sara   During the month of October a unique program of activities presented by CushCush Gallery (CCG) in Denpasar highlights the ongoing transformation of the city into a modern creative hub that is evolving side-by-side with its cultural and historical icons. Opening 5 October DenPasar2018 Art+Design – An Exhibition … Continue reading Welcome to Denpasar2018 Art+Design: An Exhibition & Movement

Balinese contemporary artist Budi Agung Kuswara: putting arts real values into perspective

Artist Budi Agung Kuswara (lower, left of center) with staff, friends and patients of Rumah Berdaya   Art plays distinctive and irreplaceable roles within the development of a healthy society. Art offers us opportunities to be inspired, become more educated and aware, as well as to observe the thoughts and feelings of our fellow-man. The … Continue reading Balinese contemporary artist Budi Agung Kuswara: putting arts real values into perspective