Isle of the Gods: The art of Bali
7 Jul 2018 - 13 Jan 2019
Galleries 20, 21
Iconic works of art from the Gallery’s collection as well as recent acquisitions and works on loan.
For millennia the Balinese have cultivated artistic and cultural practices inspired by indigenous beliefs and intercultural exchange. As the only remaining Hindu society in Southeast Asia, the complex ritual cycles undertaken to placate the seen and unseen forces of their world have resulted in a diverse array of sculptures, textiles, paintings, architectural elements and ritual objects.
Isle of the Gods: The Art of Bali presents iconic works of art from the Gallery’s collection as well as recent acquisitions and works on loan.
James Bennett, Curator of Asian Art