Power of Woman, by Delo.
The painting ‘Power of Woman, by Delo’ employs the Kamasan technique from Klungkung. Well known for its classical linearity and simplicity of colour application. Kamasan technique is otherwise known as Wayang painting. Kamasan paintings depict stories from both the Mahabharata and other Indian epics as well as the of local origin. Often relating the lives of deities, royal houses as well as common families on occasion.
Woman, one can say is the ocean.,wherein man,..I mean to say if Woman is the Ocean, if she is loved she can give us everything. If she is harmed, she is mistreated, she can cause a tsunami. That is to say, the Ocean can accept everything , anything can go into the Ocean Even so, it can come out cleansed’
I Made Budiarta (Delo) is a second generation framer, graduate of Seni Rupa (Fine Arts) and is an established painter and sculptor/carver. Both the artists’ sculptural and painterly works remain true to a raw and honest expression of the artists’ deep respect and love for his culture and the Earth. It is with this deep respect that he poses the questions we sense in his works. They pose questions on the changes he sees affecting traditional life.