There are very few destinations in the Southeast Asian region that match the experiences that Bali has to offer. Bali, one of the island provinces of Indonesia, is one of the most popular tourist destinations. Known for its breath-taking natural beauty, iconic attractions and landmarks, and wide range of recreational and leisure activities, the tropical island of Bali is without a doubt one of the best places to visit for an exciting and memorable retreat. A great Ubud hotel to accommodate yourself while in Bali is the luxury Alila Ubud Bali.
Although just a small island off the coast of Indonesia, Bali has a very rich culture, and one of the major highlights of Balinese culture is Balinese art. Originating circa the 14th Century, Balinese art is combines Hindu-Javanese features with artistic expressions of the island itself, to create a truly unique brand of art. Ranging from intricate wood and stone carvings to elaborate paintings, Balinese art is sure to be a treat for lovers of cultural art, and one of the best places to explore Balinese art is the Musuem Puri Lukisan.
The Musuem Puri Lukisan is the oldest art museum is Bali, and is located in the very heart of Balinese art; Ubud. Boasting one of the most comprehensive collections of both modern and traditional Balinese art, this art museum is dedicated to preserving the rich heritage of art in the island. One can expect to see traditional cloth paintings, ink drawings, wood and stone carvings, and a host of modern artist expressions, by art legends such as I Gusti Nyoman Lempad, Anak Agung Gde Sobrat, and Anak Agung Gde Sobrat. One of the interesting features of the museum is that it is categorized according to the various schools of Balinese art, thus, a walk through these exhibitions will give you a clear and insightful experience through the world of Balinese art. Those who wish to unravel the culture and heritage of Bali are sure to enjoy Museum Puri Lukisan.
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