Jason Monet: A life lived large (in memoriam)


Jakarta, posted: Thu, April 2 2009 | 03:17 pm

Bali-based artist and conservation activist Jason William Francis Monet was a charismatic, larger-than-life figure, the bold strokes of his paintings echoing the scale on which he lived his life.

Born on May 3, 1938, in Sutton Dwellings in London, Jason's earliest memories were of a world at war. His father, one-legged Edwin Daw, injured in the World War I, welcomed his ninth son with a...