Ubud is an area in Bali specially in Gianyar Regency that is famous with art and culture. Many place for art shop, souvenir shop, cultural show, and culture course available in Ubud area. Power of culture in this area is protect by the local society and because of strength power from Puri Ubud. Traditional culture also teach to the local society from kids. This function is to mprove their kids knowledge about their own culture and tradition and also art.
In Ubud are available a museum that is very famous museum. Listen the name of the museum will also make you easy to knowing about who is the artist in that museum. The name of this museum is Blanco Renaissance Museum. According to the name absolutely you will be imagine Mr. Antonio Blanco the popular painter in the world. Your imagine is right this museum was build for him, Mr. Antonio Blanco get the opportunity to stay in Ubud because of the King of Puri Ubud like his painting very much and very proud of his skill very much.
In this museum you will find all of Balinese lifestyle in traditional era, specially Balinese woman painting. Mr. Antonio Blanco interesting in Balinese Woman painting theme, and he was make a painting with model his wife. In every painting of Mr. Antonio purely paint the lifestyle of Balinese woman in that era wasn’t use cloth or T-shirt. It’s about 300 paintings available in that museum.
Nowadays this museum manage by his son, Mr. Mario Blanco. If you come there you will find two kind of painting, the first place is for showing the Mr. Antonio Blanco Painting and then the second rooms will showing Mr. Mario Blanco paintings. Mr. Antonio and Mario Blanco have a special studio to make their paintings. In this studio you will longer to enter if Mr. Mario Blanco still inside to make a painting.
Mr. Mario Blanco has a different theme with his father, he like to take the nature and lifestyle for his painting. And if you come to this museum you with also will find paintings, you will find many birds in the front gate. The birds is very smart and able to talk and following your words. So be careful when you are talking with the bird.
This is a special place for art in Bali, that’s located in Ubud area. And for the entrance gate you will find big statue, do you know the shape of that statue is following the Mr. Antonio Blanco signature. If you want to see it just come to this museum in Ubud area and you will show many spectacular paintings here.