Category Archives: Art

Miyoshi

Miyoshi

Miyoshi Stephanie Mee gets up close and personal with a shooter of the public space. Photography Lucky 8. I first encountered Miyoshi Masato long before I actually met the photographer himself, when my image popped up in one of his photo collections. At the time, he had a tendency to hang out at late-night drinking […]

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Budi Santoso

Budi Santoso

Budi Santoso A true bohemian at heart, Budi strikes instantly as if viewing the world through different eyes … writes Erik Bigalk. JAVA-born Budi Santoso has been creative ever since he can remember—crafting tools and toys as a little boy from all sorts of discarded materials. Although he was convinced of a career as a […]

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Bruce Granquist

Bruce Granquist

Bruce Granquist … paints us a picture of the renowned and revered Batuan artistic tradition in his recent book on the subject, Inventing Art. BRUCE, why a book on the paintings of Batuan, and why now? First and foremost the book features Batuan paintings because they are marvelous creations and unique works of art. In […]

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Bruce Sherratt

Bruce Sherratt

Bruce Sherratt He’s been everywhere, and now he’s here sharing his love of visual art with anyone who wants to learn, writes Drew Corridore. “ANYONE can develop the skills needed to express themselves and achieve individual creativity.” So says Bruce Sherratt, founder of the Bali Centre for Artistic Creativity (BCAC), which is headquartered in the […]

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Potheads

Potheads

Potheads She’s from Malaysia, he’s from Australia, and together they’re getting their hands dirty in order to create things of beauty. Drew Corridore catches up with Loo Jia Wen and Gyan Wall to find out about the art of making fine ceramics. IN a laneway near Sayan, Ubud, lies a workshop festooned with electric wheels, […]

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Portrait of an artist

Portrait of an artist

Portrait of an artist Prolific and passionate, Made Wianta has been a major force in Indonesian art for more than three decades. His oeuvre spans every genre imaginable, from painting and drawing to poetry and performance art. Robert Wolf spends an afternoon exploring what makes him tick, delving into his roots, and playing with an […]

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Strings Attached

Strings Attached

Strings Attached The Setia Darma House of Masks and Puppets is a jewel of history, art and performance that’s not to be missed, writes Stephanie Mee. IN Colin McPhee’s classic work, A House in Bali, he recounts a scene from Bali in the 1930s, where crowds of young and old gather around a simple backlit […]

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Kartini Land

Kartini Land

Kartini Land Neal Adams talks to Mangu Putra about his beloved country and the art that has launched him into the international spotlight. NOT every painter walks into a national art gallery and starts to throw red paint on the walls and floor. And when Balinese artist, Mangu Putra, began to do it in the […]

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Art Of Glass

Art Of Glass

Art of Glass Exhilarating and inspirational, Geoff Hardy’s work is glitz on culture with a nod to Klimt. Begin the begin. Geoff Hardy, 57 going on 40, born in Sydney, Australia, schooling was a pretty rough ride, I was not a great student at all, somewhat rebellious, didn’t graduate, apparently ran around like a loose […]

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Ra’z Salvarita

Ra’z Salvarita

Ra’z Salvarita Ra’z is a Bali-based painter and performance artist with a diverse, esoteric approach. Robert Wolf gets to grips with his philosophy, projects, and next moves. TELL us a bit about your background and how you come to be living and working as an artist. Hmmm … I grew up in a very creative […]

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