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JAN
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Pintor Sirait on Indonesia, its myth and hopes

By The Jakarta Post 

Pintor (second left) and friends examine one of the artist's work in progress.

Of the many Indonesian contemporary artists who have made it to the top, Pintor Sirait is considered as one of the few who has earned not only local recognition but also the respect of the international art community.  

Pintor, known for using metal in all of his sculptures, pulled a stunt recently at his Singapore "F1" exhibition by creating a life-size Formula One racing car covered in bullet holes.  Controversial?  Maybe for some, but for Pintor, it's his way of expressing his vision to the world.

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DEC
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Exploring the Female Form: Balinese Artist Ni Nyoman Sani

By Jakarta Globe

There are many talented female Balinese artists who successfully complete academic art training. But it remains very rare for one to go on to become a successful artist, much less on e with an international profile. Ni Nyoman Sani is one of the few who have achieved this distinction. 

“It is difficult for women to make a career in the fine arts,” she said recently. “However, I have been able to dedicate myself to self-expression, in addition to cultural and family commitments.” 

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JUL
30
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World Reknown Artist Robert Lyn Nelson

Though Robert Lyn Nelson is truly considered a “Modern Day Master” in many styles, he is most widely known for his work he created in 1979, his landmark paintings “Two Worlds.” This Iconic Art piece helped form and launch today’s Modern Marine Art Movement. His vision of life above and below the ocean’s surface set in motion a successful and widely adopted genres of contemporary Art and has become a powerful symbol for one of the most compassionate efforts of our time, the struggle to preserve life of the sea. From his love of the sea came wonderful whales and dolphins, which earned him an international reputation. He was the first fine artist to focus on marine life.                            

Mr. Nelson’s Collectors include PRESIDENT GEORGE W. BUSH, PRESIDENT BILL CLINTON, PRESIDENT RONALD REAGAN, VICE PRESIDENT AL GORE, ROBERT KENNEDY JR., CLINT EASTWOOD,  MARLON BRANDO, JACQUES COUSTEAU, JAMES CAMERON (AVATAR), PALOMA PICASSO, LEONARD NIMOY, DAVID ROBINSON (San Antonio Spurs), JACK NICKLAS, ROBERT WAGNER, BRIAN WILSON, and many more!!!    

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MAY
24
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Interview with José Sacal

Interview with José Sacal in August 2017

Where are you from?

I was born in Cuernavaca, Morelos. 2. How did you get interested in art? Since I was little I felt joy for drawing, modelling, singing, etc. When you are little your parents feel proud, but as you grow older, doing fun things becomes waste of time for your parents. I was a very lucky person, since, by marrying my beautiful wife, she influenced me and supported me to continue in the world of art, especially sculpture.

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MAY
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Yaari Rom's solo exhibition at the ARMA Museum in Ubud, Bali

The legendary ARMA museum in Ubud, Bali is featuring Yaari Rom for the third time. A solo exhibition named “One Man’s Trash is Another Man’s Treasure” featuring artworks constructed out of recycled media that the artist worked on over the past three years collaborating with his students and Balinese children to source the materials and teaching them how to use recycled material and create amazing works of art. Yaari began creating recycled art over thirty years ago, the works began to appear for charity, raising money for women’s day, green piece, aids foundation, the celebrity art auction in support of the 2000 Paralympics Games Foundation in Sydney, the climate conference in Nusa Dua Bali and now being featured at ARMA Museum in Ubud.

 

In the Video Agung Rai, the founder of the ARMA Museum describes his appreciation for maestro Yaari Rom artwork "Dragon" during Yaari's One Man's Trash is Another Man's Pleasure solo exhibition at his museum in Ubud, Bali. 

Yaari’s Art is not limited to paintings, it's diverse forms of art include filmmaking, wearable arts and designing sustainable villas in interior for corporates, he is an avid supporter of education.

He’s body painting has earned him a wild reputation globally sanctioned by the Olympics and being given the honour of being the first body painter ever to be endorsed by the MDA Singapore government which caused great controversy and people were asked in the subsequent debate whether a body-painted person was naked or not. 75% of those surveyed said "not naked" and 25% said "naked", reflecting that many more people are pro-freedom of expression than not. He is the creator of art release therapy for AHP (Advancement Humanistic Physiology Conference), Laughter and Play conference, APEC conference Bali, exhibiting professionally since 1970.

Artworks on display..

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FEB
27
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Artwork of Dipo Andy at Swafoto Prambanan Jazz Festival

YOGYAKARTA, KOMPAS.com - There are interesting sights after entering the main door to the stage area Prambanan Jazz Festival 2017 at the Prambanan Temple complex.

Visitors who entered were greeted by nine paintings each measuring 90x15 centimeters. Nine paintings that have the same object, the famous vocalist Sarah Brightman.

For information, Sarah Brightman became the main viewer of Prambanan Jazz Festival 2017. The singer of the song "Time to Say Goodbye" was performed perfectly in Prambanan Jazz with live music accompaniment orchestra. Although the object of the painting is the same, each painting has a different color. Later known, nine works of art is made famous artist of Yogyakarta, namely Dipo Andy.

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FEB
15
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The Various Patterns in Paintings, Yaari Rom


Bali has become a Heaven for foreign painters, including artists such as Yaari Rom. Artists have flooded Bali since the 1920s and are competing to draw inspiration from Bali's unique nature and Balinese culture. To trace several names, call for example Rudolf Bonnet, Walter Spies, Arie Smith, Donald Friend to generation Ronald Wigman, Wolfgang Widmoser, Peter Dittmar, Filippo Sciascia, Walter van Oel and Yaari Rom.

Yaari Rom is an artist born in Los Angeles in 1956. It is only in the last few years in Bali that he’s started recognizing the natural charm and culture of Bali and it's one source of inspiration for his artworks. Yaari is known as a versatile artist. In addition to painting, he also worked on photography, film, theater arts and wearable art (fashion art).

Yaari showcased 75 of his selected works at the ARMA Museum in Ubud, Bali. The exhibition, titled "360 Degrees of Yaari" took place from 10 to 24 June 2008. "The work I exhibited was the selected paintings from my creation period over the past five years," Yaari said.

Yaari's paintings tend to be figurative, decorative, and abstract. Sometimes he also worked on drawings. The composition of the colors on his works looks and feels festive with resemblance of a carnival. This can be seen for example in the abstract painting titled "Sunrice in August" or in decorative paintings entitled "Hugs" and "Culture of Bali".

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