The Oldest Paintings in Bali Which Telling The Story of Balinese

Kamasan

Art can’t be separated from Balinese people daily life. Bali has own art style, and painting is one of the Balinese art. Bali has many beautiful art includes Ubud painting style, Batuan painting style and Kamasan painting style. Kamasan painting style is the oldest painting style, it is appeared in 14th century, when Dalem Waturenggong being in golden period. Kamasan painting style comes from Kamasan Village in Klungkung Regency. It is about 43 kilometers from Denpasar or about 2 hours from Ngurah Rai International Airport.

009Kamasan style is very unique style, many collector say Kamasan painting style has good power, very smooth, clearly and not noisy with the detail. Kamasan painting styles usually take from Ramayana story, Mahabarata strory, Sutasoma holy book and many more. The color of Kemasan painting style is very easly to know, because the color’s background is russet. The russet color comes from ‘gambir’ stone that mixed by water.

Generally, Kamasan Painting style describes about Hinduism philosophy, Balinese culture and telling us what happen if we are in heaven. If you want to see kamasan painting style, you can visit Kerta Gosa pavilion. Kemasan painting style is the best painting in the world.

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It is a beautiful art to see in Bali when you got holidays, where you just book your trip through a reliable travel agent. I believe your trip will be awesome and great experience.

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