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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Tjokot – Bali Wood Carving Maestro

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“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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