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Ida Bagus Nyoman Rai

Ida Bagus Nyoman Rai
Ida Bagus Nyoman Rai (1916-1999; Sanur, Badung, Bali) is a self-tought artist since the 1930s. He has emerged as one of Bali’s most well-known artists because many of his ink paintings have been reproduced in books and magazines. Rai’s unique style emphasizes contour, form, and rhythm. He simplifies figures in a boldly naive manner with musch humor and ofetn eroticism. Exhibitions : Singapore Art Museum (1994), Museum Nasional (Jakarta, Indonesia, 1995), Centre for Strategic and International Studies (jakarta, 1996), Indonesia-Japan Friendship Festival (Morioka, Tokyo, 1997).