Bali Discovery Tours: Homepage
Bali Hotels, Bali Villas and Bali News from balidiscovery.com
Home Bali Contact Bali Practicalities Bali News Bali Services Bali Transportation Bali Sports Bali Excursions Bali Villas Bali Hotels
Home · News · Bali Art Auction Draws Crowds and Top Prices
Bali Hotels, Bali Villas and Bali News from balidiscovery.com
Bali Hotels
Bali Villas
Special Deals!
Packages
MICE Handling
Bali Excursions
Culinary - Dining
Guided Tour
Bali Spas
Bali Sports
Diving
Golf
Bali Transportation
Car Rental - Selft Drive
Private Jet Charter
Bali News
Bali Services
Bali Practicalities
Bali Contact
Bali Career
Home
 
Bali Update
Subscribe to our free weekly newsletter!
 
PATA header
PATA Gold Award 2007
Bali Update
PATA Gold Award Winner 2007
 
Bali Contact
Bali Discovery Tours
Komplek Pertokoan
Sanur Raya No. 27
Jl. By Pass Ngurah Rai,
Sanur, Bali, Indonesia

Tel:
++62 361 286 283

Fax:
++62 361 286 284

U.S.A. Fax:(toll free)
1-800-506-8633

U.K. Fax:
++44-20-7000-1235

Australian Fax:
++61-2-94750419

24h:
++62 812 3819724

Bali Discovery

SITE PATA ASITA
Bali News

Bali Art Auction Draws Crowds and Top Prices

'Undying Spirit of Bali' - Larasati Auctioneers First Major Fine Art Auction for Ubud and Bali.


(7/29/2006)

Spirited bidding by some of the region's leading private collectors of fine art were the hallmarks of the first-ever auction of international standard to be held on the island of the Gods on Saturday, July, 15, 2006 at the Maya Ubud Spa & Resort.. Staged as one of a series of Bali Revival Events, the auction was intended to breathe new life into the local art market by staging an international caliber art auction on the Island.

Over 150 people were on hand in the saleroom, filling the room to overflowing. Aggressive bidding saw most lots going under the hammer at prices far in excess of initial estimates.

At the final hammer, over 83% of the lots were sold generating total sales of Rp. 4.7 billion (approximately US$ 520,000), exceeding targeted sales for the day of Rp. 3 billion (approximately USD 330,000).

Underlining the high level of interest in Balinese art, 99% of all Balinese painting lots were sold during the day’s bidding.

Among the highlights of sales concluded:

• Arie Smit's "View of a Temple" sold for Rp. 561.6 million (approximately US$ 62,140), an amount three times higher than initial estimates.

• I Nyoman Lesug’s "Bali Life" sold for Rp. 140.4 million (approximately US$ 15,530).

• I Wayan Djudul's "Preparing for a Show" sold for Rp. 72.54 million (approximately US$ 8,025).

• Ida Bagus Made Pugug's "Bali Life" sold for Rp. 70.2 million (approximately US$7,770).

• I Nyoman Daging's "Bali Life" sold for Rp. 64.35 million (approximately US$ 7,200).

• Willem Dooijewaard's "A Balinese Girl Selling Fruit" sold for Rp. 210.6 million (approximately US$23,300).

• Sunaryo's "Barong" sold for Rp. 257.4 million (approximately US$28,480).

• Roderick Knudslien's "Pink Fighters" sold for Rp. 81.9 million (approximately US$9,060).

• I Made Sukada's "Kendang Player" sold for Rp. 152.1 million (approximately US$16,830).

Bali Art Auction (Click Pictures to Enlarge)


Elated at the interest and proceeds generated by Bali's first international standard art auction, Daniel Komala, President Director of Larasati Auctioneers said: "This has to be one of the most exciting and memorable auctions ever held in Indonesia. We achieved our goal, and many collectors are now looking with a lot more enthusiasm and respect at the Balinese works. Fantastic atmosphere, fantastic crowd, and fantastic results!"



© Bali Discovery Tours. Articles may be quoted and reproduced if attributed to http://www.balidiscovery.com.

       

 
Bali News by Bali Update
Subscribe to the Bali Update
Receive the latest news from Bali by email!



Our [Privacy Statement] explains how we handle the data you are providing.

 
Bali News by Bali Update
Explore the Archive of the Bali Update
Find related articles in our news archive!




or try to use Google Search :

Home · Bali Hotels · Bali Villas · Bali Excursions · Bali Sports · Bali News · Site Map · RSS

Bali News: More News
Kiwi’s Keen on Bali
Air New Zealand Looking to More than Double Passenger Capacity Between Auckland and Bali in 2018
(7/23/2017)
Silhouettes that Break Cold Sweats
Bali Police Install Replica Police Cars on Road Sides to Reduce Traffic Violations
(7/23/2017)
An Unexplained Death
New Zealander Dies After a Night of Drinking at an East Bali Hotel
(7/23/2017)
The Belgium Who Fell From Above
Belgium Tourist Commits Suicide By Jumping from Villa North of Ubud
(7/24/2017)
No Shortage of Oranges
Bali’s Kintamani Orange Prices Drop to Record Lows
(7/23/2017)
Purposely Vague Recollections
Man Beaten By Transvestites and Left Naked in a Bali Field Released from Hospital
(7/23/2017)
Now Infamously Famous
Actor Jeremy Thomas to Have His Day in Court on Charges of Embezzlement and Fraud in Ubud Property Case
(7/23/2017)
A Young Life Gone Up in Smoke
Italian Facing a Dozen Years in Jail for Three Joints of 'Ajapa-japa'
(7/23/2017)
Pursuing Princesses
Princess Cruise Lines Lists Improvements Needed to Attract More Cruise Ship Visits to Indonesia
(7/23/2017)
Tropical Cancer Care
Bali Developing Cancer Treatment Center at Mangusada General Hospital
(7/23/2017)
Arshole Incarceration
Madurese Laborer Get 12-years for Smuggling Methamphetamines Concealed in his Anus
(7/23/2017)
Faulty Towers
Bali-based Resistance to “Bali-Crossing” High Voltage Line Grows
(7/23/2017)
All [News]!