PRESS RELEASE: Indonesian Fine Arts to Show Off at Venice Biennale 2013

Venice Biennale

The Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy endorses the participation of five Indonesian artists in the 55th International Art Exhibition of the Venice Biennale which took place in Venice, Italy, June to November 2013. The five artists taking part in the oldest and most prestigious contemporary fine art exhibition are Albert Yonathan Setyawan, Eko Nugroho, Entang Wiharso, Sri Astari, and Titarubi. The 500 square meter Indonesia Pavilion located in the Arsenale will be the showcase for their best works. Tweet

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Arts & Crafts

Bali Arts and Crafts

Art & Crafts is a result of human work which can be tangible or intangible. Indonesia Arts & Crafts reflect to the regional histories, relegions and influences of the archipelago’s mind-boggling array of ethnic groups. Indonesia Arts can be classified in to the three main streams within Indonesia. Tweet

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Ubud

Ubud, Bali

Ubud is a resting place in Gianyar regency, Bali, Indonesia. Ubud Village supervises 13 (thirteen) train service consisting of 6 (six), traditional villages, including the district of Ubud, Gianyar regency with a distance of 20 km from the city of Denpasar and amidst the emerald green ricefields in the stunnning central balinese foothills, Ubud village used to be the center for medicinal sources. Ubud can be reached within 30 minutes or 15 minutes from Gianyar. In 1920s and 30s, along with the coming of foreign artists, it …

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Shopping Balinese Art Works at Sukawati Art Market

Sukawati Market

Sukawati Art Shop or Market is the place sells art items that would make a great Balinese souvenirs of Bali to a friend, relative, or your relatives. The art works that sold in Sukawati are very uniques and interseting, and the price is not so expensive. The kinds of art works like beaded sandals, shorts and Balinese, clothing, batik, bags, paintings, wood sculpture, bed covers, household appliances up trinkets and jewelery are sold here. Tweet

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Tjokot – Bali Wood Carving Maestro

Tjokot photo

“His creations are quite exotic to look at, traditional but without academic influence. His works have a frighteningly macabre feel, his animal carvings eerie, his figurative sculptures showing strange and frightening forms, as well as beasts whose features are indistinct” The detritus logs and roots commonly  found along the river’s edge have a unique artistic potential. This has been proven by the creative carving of 1 Nyoman Tjokot, born around 1886 in Jati village, Tegallalang, some 15 kilometres from Ubud, Gianyar. Using all his sensual powers he …

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Bali Art and Culture Photo Gallery

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Museums

bali museum

Anak Agung Rai Museum of Art (ARMA) Gianyar regency Built by Agung Rai, the museum functions as art gallery and cultural center. The epicentrum of Pengosekan’s attractions is Agung Rai Museum of Art. The museum saves the best fine art collection comparable to Neka Art Museum’s collection. Yet, it is also sets aside some space for a public library, research center, a small bookshop and a open stage. Passing through the temporary exhibition hall and across the garden, large place called Bale Daja is served as a …

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Gempita Gianyar 2008

Gempita Gianyar – the art, culture and environment festival which had became the landmark of the raise of Gianyar and Bali tourism – will be held this year on the upcoming 14 – 16 November 2008, as in the mutual cooperation between Gianyar Resident Government and Sekar Saji Nusantara Foundation. The festival is not only aiming to preserve Bali natural culture and to promote Gianyar as art centre of Bali, but also to attract world’s attention. The artwork masterpiece that includes art, culture and environmental conservation is …

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