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Balinese artist-index
(1920 - 1990)

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For more information about the woodcarvers from PITA MAHA, click here.

NamePhotoFull nameInfo about the artistBorn - DiedDomicileImportantPita_MahaArtwork
ALITClick for more info about this artistGusti Alit MadeSelf-taught woodcarver. One of the few carvers on Bali who had exhibitions abroad (Japan). His work is represented in several musea in Indonesia and abroad.(1947 - ....)unknownClick for more info about this artist
ALITClick for more info about this artistTjokorda AlitAlit is one of the masters in the making of traditional carvings for ritual purposes. He is also a famous mask maker. (.... - ....)SingapaduClick for more info about this artist
ALONClick for more info about this artistKetut AlonCarver of tall female statues. Probably active during the 1960-70s. No further info.(.... - ....) Click for more info about this artist
ANOMClick for more info about this artistIda Bagus AnomAnom was foremost a talented painter. His carvings are lesser known and rare.(.... - ....)unknownClick for more info about this artist
ASANAClick for more info about this artistI Made AsanaCreator of realistic statues of every-day-life subjects. Took part in "the Legacy", the first woodcarving exhibition in the Puri Lukisan Museum Ubud, Bali in 1999.(.... - ....)BadungClick for more info about this artist
AYUNClick for more info about this artistI Wayan AyunWoodcarver who specialised in animals. When the secretary of the famous Pita Maha group retired she was given a farewell present. This present was a beautiful carving of 2 horses done by I Wayan Ayun.(.... - ....)PelitianClick for more info about this artist
BAWAClick for more info about this artistIda Bagus BawaHis name appears in the catalogue of the first Pita Maha exhibition in Djogjakarta in 1936. He was represented with 5 carvings.(.... - ....)MasClick for more info about this artist
BIMAClick for more info about this artistA A Gede Oka BimaTwo statues from him were displayed during a sales-exhibition in Batavia in 1937. the exhibition was organized by the Pita Maha group.(.... - ....)MasClick for more info about this artist
BOENClick for more info about this artistIda Bagus Njoman BoenHis name appears in the catalogue of the first Pita Maha exhibition in Djogjakarta in 1936. He was represented there with 2 carvings.(.... - ....)BatuanClick for more info about this artist
BUKELClick for more info about this artistI Wayan BukelTalented carver, who worked in the traditional school. Known of his detailed and complicated carvings. Was active between 1950-1970(.... - ....) Click for more info about this artist
COKOTClick for more info about this artistI Nyoman CokotExtraordinary and innovative woodcarver who lived and worked his whole life in the isolated mountain village DJATI, close to SEBATOE. . His carvings were mostly variations of demons. With Ida Bagus Njana he is one of the most famous woodcarvers on Bali. Rudolf Bonnet acquired many of his carvings which he donated to the Volkenkundig museum in Leiden(Netherlands)(1886 - 1971)DjatiClick for more info about this artist
COKOTClick for more info about this artistKetut Nangas CokotSon of the late I Nyoman Cokot. His work is very big and has the same demon elements.(.... - ....) Click for more info about this artist
DARLUNClick for more info about this artistI Wayan DarlunHis father, himself an accomplished woodcarver, gave him the first lessons. Later, in the late fifties, he studied under the guidance of the great Ida Bagus Tilem. Darlun had already two solo-exhibitions; one in Jakarta (1996) and in Ubud, Bali (2010)(1947 - ....)Banjar Juga, Mas Village, UbudClick for more info about this artist
DIDITClick for more info about this artistNyoman DiditNo more info(.... - ....)MasClick for more info about this artist
DIENEKClick for more info about this artistM Dienik (.... - ....)MasClick for more info about this artist
DJAMPERAHClick for more info about this artistDjamperahCarver of statues displaying men with their fighting-cocks. No more info(.... - ....)unknownClick for more info about this artist
DJAMPRAHClick for more info about this artistPande Ketut DjamprahActive during 1970-80. Took part in "the Lagacy", the first woodcarving exhibition in the Puri Lukisan museum in Ubud in 1999.(.... - ....)MasClick for more info about this artist
DJEDENGClick for more info about this artistI Ketut DjedengMaker of the magnificent Dewi-Sri statue which is now in the PURI LUKISAN Museum in Ubud. He won in 1960 a first prize in the category Woodcarving at an International Exhibition in Djakarta.(1920 - ....)Kemenuh, GianyarClick for more info about this artist
DJELANTIKClick for more info about this artistI G NG DjelantikThis beautiful statue of a proud Balinese man with his fighting cock had a signature of I G NG DJELANTIK. It is unclear if he was related to the high cast family of Djelantik. No more info.(.... - ....)unknownClick for more info about this artist
DOYOTANClick for more info about this artistI DoyotanImportant carver in the thirties.Famous carver for art deco birdcarvings. He introduced sitting-person-carvings. An example can be seen in the Puri Lukisan Museum in Ubud.(1884 - 1994)MasClick for more info about this artist

 
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