I GUSTI NYOMAN LEMPADâ€™S NARRATIVE WORKS – TAASA Review June 2015
Adrian Vickers W orking on the recent collaboration Lempad of Bali: The Illuminating Line (EDM Singapore, 2014) – reviewed in the March 2015 TAASA Review – meant identifying Lempadâ€™s complex use of iconography and narrative in his work, which revealed the brilliance of his vision.
Lempadâ€™s extensive body of work gives an insight into the wealth of Balinese stories and their visual deployment. Sutasoma’s meditation, I Gusti Nyoman Lempad, ink and pencil on paper, 30x37cm.
Courtesy Museum Rudana, Ubud, Bali I Gusti Nyoman Lempad was legendary not only as a radically different artist from the 1930s, but also as the architect who created Ubud...