Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Art Gallery: Balinese Art 2018 - Balinese Statues & Sculptures 2018

You are at - Jotaro's Blog / Footsteps / Art Gallery / Indonesian Art / Balinese Art 2018 / Balinese Statues & Sculptures 2018
                    Footsteps - Jotaro's Travels                     
BALINESE STATUES & SCULPTURES 2018
Bali, Indonesia - November 2018
Satria Gatotkaca Statue at the Satria Gatotkaca Park (GPS: -8.74438, 115.17886) situated at the exit road of Bali (Ngurah Rai) Airport.
While on a cycling trip in Bali, on an invitation by the Brompton Owners Bali group, we visited several places. Bali is an island full of art, whether at its attractive temples, palaces, water parks or just around any corner. Here are some of the nice sculptures, statues and temple architecture that we saw. We also saw see sculptures at the Sukawati Art Market. Paintings are shown at the Balinese Painting 2018 Blog, and those seen at the art market is shown at the Sukawati Art Market Blog.
Below are many of the sculptures, statues that we saw, click on the respective photo for a better enlarged view. Due to photography angle, and for presentation purposes, many of photos have been cropped and edited to compensate for low lighting. It is better to go there and see these artworks and at the same time experience the robust atmosphere of the market. Enjoy!
Let's start with some traditional:

BALINESE PALACES, TEMPLES & BALINESE ARCHITECTURE
A colourful Candi bentar - Bakung Beach Resort KutaThe Candi bentar or split gateway, is a classical Javanese and Balinese gateway, commonly found at the entrance of religious compounds, kraton palaces, or places of significance. It is basically a candi-like structure split perfectly in two to create a passage in the center for people to walk through.


Close up of the colourful Candi bentar, showing the detailed intricate craftsmanship - Bakung Beach Resort Kuta.


Traditional architecture Candi bentar - at the exit road of Bali (Ngurah Rai) Airport.


Entrance Arch Pura Desa Segara Kukuh Temple - Toyapakeh, Nusa Penida. This temple is quite unique in the sense that the entrance structure is crafted in white.


Close up of entrance Arch Pura Desa Segara Kukuh Temple - ToyapakehNusa Penida.


Close up view of the temple entracne and the Candi bentar of the Pura Desa Segara Kukuh Temple - ToyapakehNusa Penida.


Entrance Archways along corridor leading to the main palace building - Taman Soekasada Ujung Park in the Karangasem Regency.


Entrace doorway - Puri Saren Agung (Ubud Palace) in Ubud.


Intricate Barong mask panel carving - Puri Saren Agung (Ubud Palace) in Ubud.


Stylized elephant head & trunk - base corner detail carving - Puri Saren Agung (Ubud Palace) in Ubud.


Hindu diety statue wearing a colourful sarong - Puri Saren Agung (Ubud Palace) in Ubud. These statues are often placed at the doorways to palaces and temples to guard against evil spirits entering. Devotees often clad the statues with cloth sarong and udeng.


Saraswati - panel carving Puri Saren Agung (Ubud Palace) in Ubud.
Saraswati is the Hindu goddess of knowledge, music, art, wisdom, and learning.


Red Balinese window with gold inlay detailing - international arrival hall of Bali (Ngurah Rai) Airport.

BALINESE STATUES
Lord Ganeshriding his vahana (a deity's "mount"), which is often a shrew - international arrival hall of Bali (Ngurah Rai) AirportGanesh is widely revered as the remover of obstacles, the patron of arts and sciences and the deva of intellect and wisdom. 


Satria Gatotkaca Statue - at Amlapura in the Karangasem Regency.


Side view of the Satria Gatotkaca Statue - at Amlapura in the Karangasem Regency.


Baruna (Varuna) rising out from the blue waves - Kuta.
Baruna is a Vedic deity associated first with sky, later with waters as well as with Ṛta (justice) and Satya (truth). He is found in the oldest layer of Vedic literature of Hinduism.


MORE COMING!
STAY TUNNED!!



Related Blogs:









You may also like :










You are at - Jotaro's Blog / Footsteps / Art Gallery / Indonesian Art / Balinese Art 2018 / Balinese Statues & Sculptures 2018
If you like this, view my other blogs at Jotaro's Blog
(comments most welcomed below. if you like this pls share via Facebook or Twitter)

Friday, January 11, 2019

Art Gallery: Balinese Art 2018 - Balinese Paintings 2018

You are at - Jotaro's Blog / Footsteps / Art Gallery / Indonesian Art / Balinese Art 2018 / Balinese Paintings 2018
                    Footsteps - Jotaro's Travels                     
BALINESE PAINTINGS 2018
Bali, Indonesia - November 2018
Painting of a Barong Ket (Barong Mask) based on the mythical Banaspati Pati Raja, "King of the Forest". This is the logo of the " I Love Bali" cycling event 2018 organised by the Brompton Owners Bali, based on artwork by Bli Ardha.
While on a cycling trip in Bali, on an invitation by the Brompton Owners Bali group, we visitied several places. Bali is an island full of art, whether at its attractive temples, palaces, water parks or just around any corner. Here are some of the nice paintings that we saw. We did see sculptures & statues too and also had a the chance to visit the Sukawati Art Market. Artwork of sculptures & statues are shown at the Balinese Sculpture 2018 Blog, and those seen at the art market is shown at the Sukawati Art Market Blog.
Below are many of the paintings we saw, click on the respective photo for a better enlarged view. Due to photography angle, and for presentation purposes, many of photos have been cropped and edited to compensate for low lighting. It is better to go there and see these artworks and at the same time experience the robust atmosphere of the market. Enjoy!

"Durma: The Legend of Bali" - 700x900 acrylic on canvas painting by Putu Winasa Putra (2017) on display at Sthala Hotel Ubud.


"Red Arowana In The Sky" - 600x805 acrylic on canvas painting by Putu Winasa Putra (2018) on display at Sthala Hotel Ubud. The fishes, with their enhance detailised head. were interestingly painted like dragons in the sky in Chinese painting style.


"Buddha" - 700x900 acrylic on canvas painting by Putu Winasa Putra (2017) on display at Sthala Hotel Ubud.


"Gadis Mandi" (Bathing Girl) - 500x700 oil & acrylic on canvas painting by Putu Winasa Putra (2006) on display at Sthala Hotel Ubud.


"Relief of Maduwe Karang Temple, Singaraja, Bali" - 940x1000 acrylic on canvas painting by Putu Winasa Putra (2006) on display at Sthala Hotel Ubud.


"Girl With Dragon Tattoo" - 1000x1000 acrylic on canvas painting by Putu Winasa Putra (2006) on display at Sthala Hotel Ubud.

Swans at waterfall scenery - painting on display at Sthala Hotel Ubud.

Three Balinese Lady Dancers Forming a Tiger's Face - painting seen while passing by an art shop in Ubud. Looks like a tiger's head but on closer look, it looks like three kneeling dancers facing each other.

Stylized Moncochrome Painting Of Girl With Coloured Batik Blouse - painting seen while passing by an art shop in Ubud.

Girl In Flowery Cheongsam - Balinese painting seen at I Gusti Ngurah Rai Bali International Airport.

Girl In Blue Cheongsam - Balinese painting seen at I Gusti Ngurah Rai Bali International Airport.

Timber houses wall mural Balinese painting seen along the streets of Kuta.

King Kong & Deep Sea Creatures - Wall mural Balinese painting seen at side wall of house at Nusa Penida.

Sun Fish In Psychedelic Colour Background - wall mural Balinese Painting seen at side wall of house at Nusa Penida.

1-UP Coral Guardian Logo - wall mural Balinese Painting seen at side wall of house at Nusa Penida.


"I NEED NO PLASTIC FOR MY SWEET LIPS" - wall mural Balinese Painting seen at side wall of house at Nusa Penida. This one sends a green enviroment message of discarding plastics properly.


Array of Balinese Tattoo seen at Marlin Tattoo Studio in Kuta.


Array of Balinese Tattoo seen at Marlin Tattoo Studio in Kuta.


Array of Balinese Tattoo seen at Marlin Tattoo Studio in Kuta.


Black & White Barong Mask - shoulder Balinese Tattoo seen at Marlin Tattoo Studio in Kuta.


Black & White Tribal Maori Tā moko Tattoo - shoulder tattoo seen at Marlin Tattoo Studio in Kuta.


Colourful Barong Mask - shoulder Balinese Tattoo seen at Marlin Tattoo Studio in Kuta.


Red Rose & Black Owl  - forearm Balinese Tattoo seen at Marlin Tattoo Studio in Kuta.


Orange Japanese Koi In Blue Waves  - shoulder Balinese Tattoo seen at Marlin Tattoo Studio in Kuta.


Big-eyed Owl - shoulder Balinese Tattoo seen at Marlin Tattoo Studio in Kuta.


Maori Tribal Pattern Tattoo  - back shoulder Balinese Tattoo seen at Marlin Tattoo Studio in Kuta.


Buddha Face In Flowery Background  - forearm Balinese Tattoo seen at Marlin Tattoo Studio in Kuta.


Balinese floral floor mosaic pattern - seen at Goa Giri Putri Temple in Nusa Penida.


Balinese floral floor mosaic pattern - seen at Goa Giri Putri Temple in Nusa Penida.


Colourfully Robed English Girl Advertsiment Balinese Poster - seen at I Gusti Ngurah Rai Bali International Airport.


Traditional Balinese Male Dancer - Blue colour Bli (male) toilet sign at I Gusti Ngurah Rai Bali International Airport.

Traditional Balinese Female Dancer - Blue colour Gek (female) toilet sign at I Gusti Ngurah Rai Bali International Airport.

Traditional Balinese Men Headgear - red colour Bli (male) toilet sign at I Gusti Ngurah Rai Bali International Airport.

Traditional Balinese wWomen Headgear - red colour Gek (female) toilet sign at I Gusti Ngurah Rai Bali International Airport.




Related Blogs:




You may also like :






Artwork by the students & artist of Cambodia's University of Fine Arts.

Photo Gallery : Malaysia - Khoo Kongsi's Art & Architecture,
George Town, Penang : January 2013
Beautiful art & architecture at the Khoo Kongsi,
a grand & majestic clan-house







You are at - Jotaro's Blog / Footsteps / Art Gallery / Indonesian Art / Balinese Art 2018 / Balinese Paintings 2018
If you like this, view my other blogs at Jotaro's Blog
(comments most welcomed below. if you like this pls share via Facebook or Twitter)