20 to 36 Inch Paintings(1,305 items)
Welcome to the 20 to 36 Inch Painting Gallery at NOVICA.
Anton Papo Original paintings
"I found Bali to be culturally rich, full of beautiful scenery and art."
"My parents wanted me to study medicine to have a better future, but I was more interested in drawing and art. That's where my spirit is. However, my parents said an artist didn't have a clear future. I... read more
Popular 20 to 36 Inch Paintings
'Footprint on Stone'
Rich crimson reveals a tenuous outline beneath delicate lotus buds. Parinya Nanjai depicts the or "footprint of the Buddha." Beautifully stylized with intricately patterned symmetry, this schematized design shows all the toes to be of equal length. When Buddha stepped back onto earth after reaching enlightenment, his feet made an imprint where he stepped, the first and most honored of these imprints being the supposed imprint atop Adam's Peak in Ceylon. These footprints are venerated in all Buddhist countries.
Acrylic on canvas; the work arrives in a frame of rain tree wood.
Signed Modern Portrait Painting from Bali, "I'm Not A Robot"$257.99
Beneath the phrase "I'm not a robot," a puppet-like figure is controlled by a floating hand. For Indonesian artist Anton Papo, this modern painting reflects on themes of control, as the central figure is like a robot, unable to move without the commands of the imposing hand. A creative individual, Papo says "I don't want to be like a robot."
Black and White Thai Lion Portrait, "Lion's Roar"$657.99
Working in black and white, Sakchai captures the fierce power of a mighty lion. Quick, wide brushstrokes move in perfect symmetry, creating a sensation of the wind rippling the cat's flowing mane. A solid red background intensifies the drama of this elegant painting.
Signed Modern Painting of a Dog from Bali, "Funny Doggy"$209.99
In this freestyle painting by Balinese artist Anton Papo, a cute brown dog plays with a paper lantern. An inscription reads "my little funny brown earth doggy's playing soccer," where "lampion" refers to the paper lanterns used to decorate during the Chinese New Year. Says the artist, "Many of my works are inspired by dogs, probably because of my interest in that cute animal. I have visualized many of their absurd poses, which I find interesting. "