Come on, the road to visit the castle painting museum in Ubud !
Painting is generally synonymous with expensive hobby so that only represents the upper middle class, is that correct ? Is not there a painting for the living room of your house simple with type 50, 36, or 21 ? So from here making art is for everyone, although a different class backgrounds.
Ubud is a nice little village used as a resting place, located in Gianyar regency, Bali, Indonesia. Ubud is famous among domestic and foreign tourists because of the location of this place is very strategically located amongst rice fields and a small forest, punctuated by ravines and rivers that make nature in this idyllic village. Moreover, Ubud is known for its art and culture which is very thick shades of Bali, developing more advanced along with the pulse of community life which is difficult to separate from the Ubud art. Here are dozens of art gallery featuring paintings and exhibited in the arena of music and dance performances are held almost every night alternately in each one of Ubud village hall corner.
Since 1930, Ubud has been popular among foreign tourists. Some old painter who is very famous in the island because of they work is much loved by the people of Bali, tourists are local to foreign tourists from the German painter Walter Spies and Dutch painter Rudolf Bonnet, very happy to settle in the village of Ubud, cool and peaceful. They are assisted by Cokorda Gede Agung Sukawati of Ubud to introduce the great castle paintings of high artistic value and the very old to the general public, until now their work can be seen or enjoyed at the museum Puri Ubud Painting.
Subsequent developments, over their love of traditional Balinese artwork is very unique, the name of the ancient painter (Walter Spies and Rudolf Bonnet) increasingly synonymous with the works copyrighted artwork castle Ubud results under the guidance of the supreme Tjokorda Gde Agung Sukawati from puri Agung Ubud, so was born a museum that many stores works of ancient art from the colonial period to the modern era of foreign countries at this time. Museum Puri Paintings, Ubud is divided into 3 main buildings that each elegant room that collects the work of famous artists such as Ida Bagus Nyana Bali, I Gusti Nyoman Lempad, Ida Bagus Gelgel, Anak Agung Gde Sobrat and I Gusti Made Deblog.
First entered the museum, in addition to your body stung by very cold air, exploring each room like a museum you are in the third world, the past is very strong with it smells natural or traditional.
Upon entering the first building, located in the northern part of the museum, you will find work great by the Dutch (before 1945) of the well known European artists. But tucked some ancient paintings of I Gusti Nyoman works Lempad, referred to as the Renaissance Man painting homage to the original Balinese. His trademark is located on the image male Bali antiquity emphasized or highlighted through the use of the color black ink on white so fleeting reference to the human figure silhouette puppets or shadow puppets on the screen white. Top his work, Lempad received the highest award for a painting which is called a True Master, because of his genius in the artistic field.
Besides, your eyes are spoiled by dozens of beautiful paintings neatly arranged in the museum, you will be amazed by the grandeur of the castle museum building designed by Lempad, because he coincidentally has the talent sculpt and Balinese architecture building. Lempad designed the palace and a castle in Ubud, including the museum Puri Paintings that focused on the arrangement of the park is dominated by grasses Japan and Switzerland.
Once upon a time, if you are the road to Ubud and visit the museum, you can buy paintings and old fashioned work of three painters of all time, namely Spies, Bonnet and Lempad. Their work is very narrative and inspired by the interesting story and mythology of the people Bali as Calonarang, Sangkuryang, Ramayana, Mahabharata, Bharatayudha, and the story from the people of the neighboring islands of Java and Lombok.
Happy hunting !