Lempad of Bali
424 pages · 277 x 360 mm · 150 €
ISBN : 978-9-814385-9-78
Ouvrage uniquement disponible en langue anglaise
• A luxurious large-format edition that is in full colour and clothbound.
• The first publication to bring together an extensive collection of Lempad’s drawings from many different collections all over the world.
• Essays and captions written by respected academics and experts in the field of Balinese art history.
Lempad of Bali is being produced by the Museum Puri Lukisan in Ubud in conjunction with a major retrospective exhibition of the renowned Balinese artist I Gusti Nyoman Lempad that will be held in the museum from September 20 to October 20, 2014. With some 600 illustrations, the book will function as a catalogue raisonné dedicated to the life and and art of this seminal artist, who has been rightly called the father of the Balinese Pita Maha group of artists.
The texts will be authored by a team of five respected experts including John Darling, the director of the acclaimed film on Lempad of the same name, Hedi Hinzler, senior professor and Bali expert at Leiden University, Kaja McGowan, the curator of the Claire Holt collection and professor at Cornell University, Adrian Vickers, professor at Sydney University, Soemantri Widagdo, curator of the Museum Puri Lukisan, and Bruce W. Carpenter, Indonesian art expert.
Other institutions participating in the book include the Library of Congress, the American Museum of Natural History, the San Francisco Asian Art Museum, Leiden University, Leiden Ethnographic Museum, Delft Nusantara Museum, Vienna Ethnographic Museum, Cornell University, the Gallery of New South Wales and Sydney University.
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