Art

Art

ITS–Made Wijaya, whose name is synonymous with Balinese and tropical garden design, died suddenly on 29 August 2016 during a visit to Sydney. Wijaya started life as an architecture student and teenage tennis champion from Sydney named Michael White, who ...

The Batuan style is always dynamic. It can be hilarious yet satirical. The spirit of Ngendon, a well known Batuan artist, has had a big influence on the everlasting Batuan style. ITS–Batuan has an important meaning on Balinese ...

She started to dance when she was seven years old. And she keeps on dancing. She shares her great skills by teaching dance to many students. ITS–There are thousands of senior dancers in Bali. One of them is Ni ...

Arie Smit loves Bali. His aesthetic traces and history on Balinese art play an important role. Artists and art patrons went into mourning when he passed away on 23rd of March 2016. ITS–Arie Smit, an artist from Netherland, ...

ITS–They are not just cartoons. Indeed, the artwork made by him embed high philosophy. I Made Somadita, the painter, is catching the similarity of human and animal behaviour, and then pouring his thoughts into his artwork. It is ...

ITS–Balinese paintings have been popular for hundreds of years. To mention some: the classical painting of Pangreh (400 years old), Barong Kuno (300 years ago), Perebutan Cupu Manik (300 years old), Satya (300 years old), andPanbrayut (200 years ...

ITS–Most Indonesian painters are inspired by mythology and spiritualism. But some are also influenced by social reality, as well as an emphaty for the “have not” societies of the world. The pioneer of modern Indonesian art was Raden ...

ITS–For a long time, many tribes in Indonesia have used various kinds of artwork not only to fulfill their basic needs but also to help them survive. The types and characteristics of their artwork, especially handycrafts, differ from ...

ITS–The Asmat people are world-acclaimed as the best craftsmen among the ethnic groups living in Papua.  They live in a region of brackish swamps along the south coast of Papua. This region is about 200 kilometers long and ...

ITS–This mask comes from a dance of the Dayak Kenyah tribe of East Kalimantan. In the dance the actors use animal masks and costumes made of coarse grass. The dance is usually accompanied by singing poetry and percussion. ...