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Book on Balinese artist Lempad

I Gusti Nyoman Lempad, who died in 1978, is an acknowledged icon of Balinese art with a reputation that is unsurpassed. Considered one of the first modern Balinese...

Le Dac Trung’s paintings

Le Dac Trung's paintings are worthy of notice not only because they are the kind that can appease any art critic's discriminating taste, but because they are humbly...

Book on Painter Theo Meier

Among the foreign artists finding solace and inspiration in the tranquility and spirituality of Bali, Theo Meier takes a special place. He spent 20 years of his life in...

Raden Saleh The Beginning of Modern Indonesian Painting

An artist’s work must be viewed in the context of his or her time and intellectual environment. The book attempts to describe Raden Saleh’s life against the...

Between science, art and social design there is community

Andreas Siagian is a cross-disciplinary artist with an engineering background focusing on creative communities, alternative education, DIY (Do it Yourself) and DIWO (Do...

Balinese Art that Bites

This friend of mine, like many others in the area, had followed the tourist boom, selling some family land and trading on the reputation of Bali as an island of artists...

Defining the Nation? Indonesian arts

Indonesia’s participation in the Venice Biennale in 2013 sought a place for Indonesian contemporary art within the international dialogue of cosmopolitan art...

Made in Oceania: Tapa – Art and Social Landscapes

How do James Cook, the Bounty mutineers and about 15 million people in Oceania connect? By a unique fabric, made from the bark of tress. From clothing in Hawaï to...

Julius Lu and Ruby Jane Mascariñas-Lu and Lucho

Julius Lu and Ruby Jane Mascariñas-Lu: Art, Love and Silence

By: Joan Mae Soco-Bantayan In this world filled with noise and words, two people found another path to express love… the path of silence. Both hearing and speech...

Salihara community

Art in Jakarta: Cultural Hotspots in Jakarta

By: Beatrice The traffic is horrible, the streets are absurdly flood-prone, and the pollution is suffocating. Yet Jakarta is hardly ever boring, especially...