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

Investing in Balinese traditional art? Now is the right time.

                    National Struggle, 2016 – Pande I Made Dwi Artha   Within the sphere of Indonesian art, Balinese traditional art is a small niche market. It has recently, however, witnessed positive developments, and this progression, both in its appreciation and valuation, is leading to increasing national and international popularity. The rapid evolution of information technology … Continue reading Investing in Balinese traditional art? Now is the right time.

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

The Legacy of Arie Smit 1916-2016

The Death of Dutch Colorist Arie Smit 23 March 2016 is an Enormous Loss to The Canon of Southeast Asian Art.   During an August seminar at Ubud’s Neka Art Museum, a gathering of over 100 members of the Balinese art community paid homage to the legacy of the Dutch post-modern colourist Arie Smit (1916-2016). … Continue reading The Legacy of Arie Smit 1916-2016

Larasati Traditional, Modern & Contemporary Art Auction: Bali 21 August

                                “The Dream” 2015 –  Made Sutama (b. 1977 Keliki) Eighty works of fine art went under the hammer before an enthusiastic floor of bidders at Ubud’s ARMA museum 21 August Larasati Traditional, Modern & Contemporary Art auction. The attractive array of paintings in Balinese traditional styles and Indonesian modern and contemporary genres offered good … Continue reading Larasati Traditional, Modern & Contemporary Art Auction: Bali 21 August

The Bali Art Scene 2016 – An Overview

“Torment”  2015 – Citra Sasmita one of the strongest works from the ‘Bali Art Intervention #1’ “Violent Bali” This overview looks back over the past six months (and more) at exhibitions and happenings of note in the Bali art scene which in the past year has witnessed some critical infrastructure developments. Closing out 2015 ‘Bali Art … Continue reading The Bali Art Scene 2016 – An Overview

Review – Larasati 10th Anniversary Balinese Modern Traditional & Contemporary Art Auction

                                 Patih Lahwel  –  Ida Bagus Made Togog   Results of the special 10th anniversary Larasati Balinese Modern Traditional & Contemporary Art auction at Ubud’s ARMA museum 28 February confirm that the market for Balinese traditional art is growing steadily while providing excellent value through the low to medium and high price ranges. For sale … Continue reading Review – Larasati 10th Anniversary Balinese Modern Traditional & Contemporary Art Auction