TREASURES : Fine Art Online Auction
7 - 18 January 2021
TEASURES Online Auction presents early year of 2021 collection of fine arts by Southeast Asian masters and prominent artists such as Arie Smit, Popo Iskandar, Lemayeur, Widayat, Putu Bedil and many more.
ARIE SMIT (Zaandam,The Netherlands, 1916 – Bali, 2016)
Born in Zaandam, the Netherlands, 1916. He was a student of the Academy of Arts in Rotterdam before working as lithographer for the Dutch Colonial Army in the Dutch Indies prior to the Second World War. He moved to Bali in 1956 to engage in full time painting and became an Indonesian Citizen, produced as well as taught painting at the Bandung Institute of Technology (ITB). Many of his paintings depict the nature of his surrounding environment. He had several solo exhibitions in Bandung Institute of Technology, The Honolulu East West Center, and the Center of Strategic and International Studies in Jakarta. He received the “Dharma Kusuma” art awards from the local government of Bali.
DEWA PUTU BEDIL (Padangtegal, 1921 – 1999)
Born in Padangtegal, Ubud, 1921. During his teens, he became influences by the Dutch painter Dutch painter Rudolf Bonnet (1895-1978). He was a member of Pita Maha organization. His works was included in the ‘Art of Bali’ exhibition held in 1988 at the East-West Center in Honolulu, Hawaii. His works are in the collections of Art Center in Denpasar, the Puri Lukisan Museum in Ubud, the Rijksmuseum Voor Volkenkunde in Leiden, and the Tropen Museum in Amsterdam.