Posthumous tribute to Balinese artist Sukari a highlight of Jogja Art Weeks

                                   Dialog, 2000 – Nyoman Sukari Balinese Hindu ritual is a fascinating and potent fundamental of a distinct traditional culture that, through its philosophies seeks to embrace a universal sense of harmony between all people, the environment and the divine. It incorporates a belief system that places equal emphasis on both the physical and non-physical … Continue reading Posthumous tribute to Balinese artist Sukari a highlight of Jogja Art Weeks

Paradise lost & new frontiers: Gede Mahendra Yasa’s landmark investigation into Balinese painting

Tamiang, 2011, 150 x 200cm – Gede Mahendra Yasa. Exhibited in “Post Bali” After the fall of President Suharto and the New Order Regime in 1998 Indonesian artists enjoyed new liberties, and their art became increasingly social and political in content. Representing a new generation of the Balinese avant-garde, Gede Mahendra Yasa was inspired by … Continue reading Paradise lost & new frontiers: Gede Mahendra Yasa’s landmark investigation into Balinese painting

JAW (Jogja Art Weeks) – Indonesia’s evolving art infrastructure

“Bebas Dalam Keterbatasan” (free within limitations) 2017, Photography on Acrylic – Nofria Doni Fitri. Bakaba by Sakato Art Community, Jogja Gallery, during JAW Indonesia is the biggest and most dynamic art market in the Asian region next to China, and the largest art producer of Southeast Asia. Increasingly gaining international attention via the mechanisms of … Continue reading JAW (Jogja Art Weeks) – Indonesia’s evolving art infrastructure