I Nyoman Gunarsa
(1944 - 2017)
I Nyoman Gunarsa was active/lived in Indonesia. I Nyoman Gunarsa is known for painting.
I Nyoman Gunarsa
Biography from Henry Butcher Art Auctioneers
Nyoman Gunarsa was born in 1944. In 1994, Nyoman Gunarsa established Museum Seni Lukis Klasik Bali in Klungkung, dedicated to classical and contemporary Balinese painting. The museum plays a pivotal role in the preservation and documentation of Balinese visual culture for future generations.
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He received his formal artistic training from Akademi Seni Rupa Indonesia in Yogyakarta. He helped to establish the Sanggar Dewata Indonesia (Superior Indonesian Artist Studio) for the development of contemporary Indonesian Art.
His solo exhibitions were held at Chase Manhattan Bank, Jakarta (1987), Arcade Gallery, San Francisco, USA (1991), Blance Gallery, Osaka, Japan (1992), Gallery 21, Singapore (1993), Opera Gallery, Paris (1996) and Hamburgische Landesbank, Hamburg (1998).
His group exhibitions include International Biennale in Sao Paulo, Brazil (1983), Forum Komunikasi Seni, Yogyakarta (1987), International Monetary Fund, Washington D.C., USA, (1991) and Biennale Jakarta, Indonesia (1996).
His awards include the Dharma Kusuma Award, Bali (1995) and Siwi Nataraja Award, Bali (1996). His works can be found in public collections such as National Museum Jakarta, Department of Art and Culture, Jakarta, Fukuoka Museum, Japan, Tropenmuseum, Amsterdam, Holland, National Museum, Singapore, and the Hermitage Museum, St Petersburg, Russia.
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