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Painting pioneer a living treasure

  • Trisha Sertori


Klungkung, Bali | Thu, December 8 2011 | 10:24 am
Painting pioneer a living treasure

PREMIUM Epic: Ni Made Suciarmi's classic Kamasan painting depicts a story from the MahabharataThe Kamasan ceiling paintings in the Klungkung Palace’s Kertha Gosa pavilions direct people to a life of honesty.

There is a slow rhythmic swish as artist Ni Made Suciarmi grinds red and yellow ochre into pigments.

Outside the Sangging village studio in Kamasan, Klungkung, a sign reads “Ni Made...