Balinese Paintings(354 items)
Welcome to the Balinese Painting Collection 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 Balinese Paintings
Signed Original Painting of a Javanese Serimpi Dancer, "Serimpi Dance"$339.99
With graceful movements and gestures, a woman performs the Serimpi dance. The dance has its origins in the royal palace of Yogyakarta and has been performed since the 12th century. Harman depicts the lithe dancer in his unique style with glowing colors. "This dance is usually is shown for special guests as a way of saying welcome," the artist explains.
Cubist Abstract Portrait of a Couple in Jewel Colors, "Man and Woman"$619.99
He flexes his muscles to demonstrate his strength as she watches him. Harman depicts a couple in bright color closures. His Cubist style create the effect of a dream in this bold painting. "Man and woman are different human beings that have their own advantages such as a man with his strength and a woman with her feelings. A couple supporting each other is essential. And nature depends on them," he says.
Original Painting of a Balinese Women's Musical Group, "Harmony of a Concert"$667.99
With a diversity of instruments in an impromptu band, five women perform a concert in the blue Javanese night. Deep color creates the effect of a dream in this beautiful portrait. A guitar, violin and sultry sax keep to the beat of lively drums as a vocalist mesmerizes listeners. "Human life is like a rhythm," Harman says. "It needs harmony just like a music concert so that humans can have peace and a happy life."
Expressionist Painting of Maya Musicians in Bright Colors, "Melayu Music"$559.99
"Malayu music is a people's music in Malay countries such as Indonesia and Malaysia," Harman says. "Musical instruments like the kendang drum and flute are typical and the sound of that music can make people break into dance." The Javanese artist depicts a group of five young musicians with a drum, guitar, flute and tambourine who accompany a talented vocalist.