Dance and Music Expressionist Paintings(59 items)
Welcome to the Dance and Music Expressionist Painting 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 Expressionist Paintings
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.
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.
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."
Signed Expressionist Musical Fishing Scene from Brazil, "Musical Fishing"$304.99
During a day of fishing, Brazilian musicians play happy tunes from their colorful boats in this painting by Brazilian artist W. Lima. He works with lovely colors in an expressionist style, capturing this large scene that is full of joy and mirth. in Portuguese.