"You could say I was born with a talent to carve, which I developed by merely observing my parents and relatives at work every day."
"My name is Wayan Dirga and I was born in 1969. Most of my family members are carvers, for it is a family legacy that has endured several generations. You could say I was born with a talent to carve, which I developed by merely observing my parents and relatives at work every day. My inspiration comes from Balinese customs and traditions.
"Competition is hard here in Bali, for there are many good and expert carvers. This makes the life of the carver a very uncertain one because it makes it difficult to sell our work.
"I'm grateful for what Novica is doing to promote artisans' works to the whole world. Hopefully, my art works will be accepted, and I will appreciate any criticism that would improve my work."
Voluptuous curves circle and meld in a fervent kiss that forms a single heart. In this elegant abstract sculpture, the harmony between lovers is manifest as their figures curl together in utter bliss. This exquisite statuette from Made Wirata is a celebration....read more
"I pay tribute to love, the love of a couple, love for the family, children, friends. Love toward the world in which we live, so that it is better and better. A world filled with peace and hope – all this is reflected in my work through a simple heart.....read more
Reaching out for a fraternal embrace, two figures are friends forever. Their bodies taper to slender arcs that form a heart. "This sculpture pays a well-deserved tribute to friendship. Like love, friendship is the most beautiful relationship in the world.....read more
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