Month: September 2016

A Fusion of Art, Memory, and Luxury

A Fusion of Art, Memory, and Luxury

In 1923, Walter Spies, a Russian born German painter arrived in Java. After four years…

Ni Nyoman Sani

Ni Nyoman Sani

Coming from a traditional Balinese background Sani has also had to contend with the voices…

Kamasan Redefined

Kamasan Redefined

Teja stands tall – almost as tall as his iconic paintings. His serious nature allows…

The Brahmans Are Coming

The Brahmans Are Coming

Will it eventually be like Hindu India, where the Brahmans now rule the roost and…

The Bird King

The Bird King

The strong connection of traditions between Java and Bali began thousands of years ago, tied…

Kingdom of Pejeng

Kingdom of Pejeng

It’s worth exploring the small villages and temples located just outside Ubud, central Bali. Two…

Balinese “Pilgrims” on The Quest for Holy Water

Balinese “Pilgrims” on The Quest for Holy Water

Most religions of the world use water and fire as purificatory elements. Water cleans, soothes…

Jean Couteau – Our Very Own Historian

Jean Couteau – Our Very Own Historian

It was early 2009 when I first met Jean Couteau at an editorial meeting. The…

Artdiscovery by Artpreciation

Artdiscovery by Artpreciation

The truth is, many people don’t know how to look at art. You will see…

‘Ayodya Batik Festival 2016’ October 7-9, 2016

‘Ayodya Batik Festival 2016’ October 7-9, 2016

To honor of National Batik Day that falls on Sunday, October 2, 2016 – a…