Since November Bali’s southern regions have enjoyed a flow of domestic tourism. The streets of Ubud were transformed during the Christmas holiday period. From zero to something; the much-needed injection of funds into the economy is vital and provides a ray of hope. Let’s trust that 2021 is a brighter year, especially for those whose … Continue reading 2020 Bali art scene overview
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 the … Continue reading Rare artworks go under the hammer in the July 2019 Larasati Bali auction
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 has … Continue reading Investing in Balinese traditional art? Now is the right time.
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 auctions … Continue reading Buying Balinese art at auction?
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 of … Continue reading Under the hammer: Previewing Larasati’s Traditional, Modern & Contemporary Art Auction, Bali, 21 January 2018
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 new … Continue reading Previewing Larasati’s Traditional, Modern & Contemporary Art Auction, Bali, 8 October 2017
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). The … Continue reading The legacy of Arie Smit 1916-2016
“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 Reviewing Larasati’s ‘Traditional, Modern & Contemporary Art’ Auction: Bali August 2016
“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 an overview of the 2016 Bali art scene
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 amongst … Continue reading Reviewing Larasati’s 10th anniversary Balinese Modern Traditional & Contemporary Art Auction