Remembering Balinese art maverick Wayan Sika (1949-2020)

                                          I Wayan Sika (1949-2020)   On Saturday 4 January 2020 at 11 pm Balinese artist I Wayan Sika lay down upon his bed at his home above his gallery, the Sika Contemporary Art Gallery … Continue reading Remembering Balinese art maverick Wayan Sika (1949-2020)

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 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

Nyoman Gunarsa (1944 – 2017) One of Bali’s Poineering Modernist

             RIP Nyoman Gunarsa – One of Bali’s pioneering modern artist With the recent passing of Balinese artist Nyoman Gunarsa on the 10th September 2017 an important chapter of Balinese art comes to a close. His legacy as an artist, art lecturer, art collective leader and museum owner, however, will be long lasting. Born in … Continue reading Nyoman Gunarsa (1944 – 2017) One of Bali’s Poineering Modernist

Walking a Unique Path – Wayan Sika

Wayan Sika smiles as he contemplates his new-found freedom. “On Friday 1st October 2010, after a 34 year association lecturing part-time at ISI (Institute of Fine Arts) Denpasar, I have decided to retire.” Like many others Sika dedicates himself to his family and community; however, the breadth of his accomplishments defines him as truly unique … Continue reading Walking a Unique Path – Wayan Sika

The Bali Art Scene 2016: The Final Six Months Overview

Budi Agung Kuswara with patient from Rumah Berdaya, a community based psycho-social rehabilitation center utilizing art as a tool for creative solutions.   The concluding six months of events on the 2016 Bali art calendar were exceptionally busy; the following are some of the highlights of the closing half of the year: In late May … Continue reading The Bali Art Scene 2016: The Final Six Months Overview