Bible has been the source of inspiration for practical art creation
throughout modern human history. To Christians, the stories written
in the Bible serve as invitations to (beside reading them) record,
actualize, and internalize them in pictures.
its technical aspect, my paintings dug out and exploited the textural
(real) effect which can be seen in the relief on temple walls,
inherited from our ancestors. At the same time, the oil paints
accommodated my technical and artistic desire.
- "Nativity" The Three Wise
horizontal panel format of most of my paintings functions as a
narrative presentation, inspired by both the temple relief and
art performance 'Wayang Beber', which can still be found in Java
aspect of enculturation also played a very important role in my
paintings. Also, the actualization of the story and metaphor which
I may have elaborated and presented. Humor was another positive
additional touch expressed in the paintings which may release
the frown on our foreheads.
The presence of innocence in every aspect -when presents- is the
effect of my long-term and intensive interactions with children
and their paintings.
are some art works of Hari Santosa:
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