Dance and Music Paintings from Bali and Java(23 items)
Welcome to the Dance and Music Paintings from Bali and Java Gallery at NOVICA.
"In 1988 I moved to Bali, known as the center of the world of art. Balinese social life and culture inspire me greatly."
Popular Dance and Music Paintings from Bali and Java
Signed Original Cubist Fine Art Painting from Java, "Intimacy"$569.99
Passionate color embraces a couple who sit close together. The man plays his guitar as both share a moment of quietude. By Harman, this radiant painting uses cubist style to confer a sensation of universality to the scene. "This is a couple of lovers who have a lifetime promise to be together. They want a peaceful and happy life together, just as a rhythm and melody of a guitar go hand in hand," the artist says.
Original Painting of a Balinese Women's Musical Group, "Harmony of a Concert"$679.99
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."
Cubist Abstract Portrait of a Couple in Jewel Colors, "Man and Woman"$629.99
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 Signed Acrylic Painting of a Dancer from Java, "Dancing with Passion"$517.99
Elaborately dressed in traditional style, a woman demonstrates grace and beauty. Harman depicts a Javanese dancer in passionate colors. "Dancing is a lovely movement of the body with traditional music, guided by the rhythm," the artist says. "Then the body follows the musical beat, making the dance look beautiful."