I Ketut Tagen (1946- Penestanan, Gianyar, Bali) is an outstandin painter whose graphic works show great strength and excellent use of color. His composition are bold and intense. He leaves his figures without facial fatures which is unique to his paintings. Tagen instead focuses on their postures to show a sense of liveliness and movement. Exhibitons : Museum of Modern Art (San Francisco, California, 1964), Smithsonian Institution Young Artists Touring Exhibitions : (U.S.A., 1964-1965), National Museum (Singapore, 1970-1971), Alpha Gallery (Singapore, 1972, 1974), Balai Seni Lukis Negara (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 1983-1984), Singapore Art Museum (1994), Museum Nasional (Jakarta, Indonesia, 1995), Indonesia-Japan Friendship Festival (Morioka, Tokyo, 1997).