Ocula MagazineContentsView All
Featured ContentView All
LACMA Explores the Allure of Matter Ocula Report LACMA Explores the Allure of Matter 14 Jun 2019 : Jareh Das for Ocula

The Allure of Matter: Material Art from China at Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) (2 June 2019–5 January 2020) is an inter-generational show of 21 Chinese artists working from the 1980s to the present, including Ai Weiwei, Cai Guo-Qiang, Lin Tianmiao, Song Dong, He Xiangyu, Yin Xiuzhen, and Ma Qiusha.Staged on Level 2 of LACMA's Renzo...

Read More
Thomas J Price: Reframing Classical Sculpture Ocula Conversation Thomas J Price: Reframing Classical Sculpture

When the London-born artist Thomas J Price graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Chelsea College of Arts in 2004, the school's college art prize was by no means his most notable accomplishment as an emerging artist. In 2001, Price presented his much-talked-about work Licked, a daring performance, later profiled on the BBC 4 television...

Read More
Art Basel Lowdown: Shows to See Ocula Report Art Basel Lowdown: Shows to See 6 Jun 2019 : Tessa Moldan for Ocula

To coincide with Art Basel 2019, which opens to the public from 13 to 16 June, galleries and institutions across the city are presenting a range of stellar exhibitions. From Rebecca Horn at Museum Tinguely to Geumhyung Jeong at Kunsthalle Basel, here is a selection of what to see.William Kentridge, Dead Remus (2014–2016). Charcoal on found ledger...

Read More

Nyoman Masriadi

b. 1973, Indonesia

Nyoman Masriadi is a leading artist of the post-Suharto era and one of the most prominent Indonesian Contemporary artists in the Southeast Asian region. His most recent solo show was in April 2011 in New York. This came after a successful preview of his painting ‘Tragedy’ at Art Basel Miami 2010. Nyoman Masriadi and his works have gained a select collectors base, which includes prominent collectors in and around the region.

Masriadi received his training in art at the Institute Seni Indonesia (ISI) Yogyakarta. From the time he was an art student, he had already been recognized by peers as one of the very first contemporary Balinese artists who eased himself away from an encompassing concern with Balinese life, culture and traditions in his works. The visual imagery and narratives in his paintings are derived from keen and intelligent observations of social life and behavioural traits. Masriadi’s works are marked by consistent high quality — thoughtful in the messages that transmit from scenes and figures in his pictorial world, and painstakingly detailed in execution and finish. His visual vocabulary is striking, continuously refreshing and relevant.

A monograph, ‘Nyoman Masriadi – Reconfiguring the Body’ by renown author and art historian, TK Sabapathy and poet and editor of Tempo Magazine, Goenawan Mohamed was recently launched in Singapore. This publication uncovers the layers and thoughts behind his bold works placed within context of Indonesia. An interview between TK Sabapathy and Nyoman Masriadi lends a rare insight from an artist who prefers to speak through his paintings rather than in interviews.

Read More

Recent Exhibitions

In Related Press

View All (6)
Inaugural Art Stage Jakarta shows the best of Indonesian art Related Press Inaugural Art Stage Jakarta shows the best of Indonesian art Art Radar Journal : 16 August 2016

Held at the Sheraton Grand Jakarta Gandaria City Hotel, the inaugural edition of Art Stage Jakarta featured 33 international galleries from Asia, Europe and the United States, and 16 local galleries. In addition there were a number of supported events, such as talk shows, seven private VIP tours of collector’s homes, public artworks and two...

Read More
Art Stage Jakarta to present the best of Indonesian contemporary art Related Press Art Stage Jakarta to present the best of Indonesian contemporary art The Jakarta Post : 5 August 2016

The art fair that has helped Singapore become an international hub for contemporary art is coming to Jakarta – bringing outstanding Indonesian and foreign collections together under one roof.Held from Friday until Sunday at the Sheraton Grand Jakarta Gandaria City hotel in South Jakarta, the first-ever Art Stage Jakarta will see the...

Read More
Nyoman Masriadi at Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York Related Press Nyoman Masriadi at Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York ArtAsiaPacific : 20 June 2016

The allure and charm of Indonesian artist Nyoman Masriadi might be in his inherent rebelliousness—the compulsion to do the opposite of what one is told and a strong aversion to hierarchy and rules, regardless of the reasoning behind them. This might be a characteristic that traces back to growing up during the Suharto era (1967–98),...

Read More
Indonesian artist Nyoman Masriadi at Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York - in pictures Related Press Indonesian artist Nyoman Masriadi at Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York - in pictures Art Radar Journal : 10 June 2016

Nyoman Masriadi (b. 1973, Bali) studied art at the Indonesian Art Institute Yogykarta but left before his final assessment due to a conflict with his teachers, according to The Jakarta Post. Returning to Bali in 1997, Masriadi worked for a year as a painter of souvenir portraits of mythological Balinese figures, and the experience reportedly led to...

Read More

Sign up to be notified when new artworks and exhibitions by Nyoman Masriadi are added to Ocula.

WeChat

Scan the QR Code via WeChat to follow Ocula's official account.

iCal GoogleYahooOutlook