Close
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 · Balinese Nymphs and Studly Lads to Dance Above Your Head
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

Balinese Nymphs and Studly Lads to Dance Above Your Head

Maya Ubud Resort & Spa Commissions Artist Kerry Penderegrast to Create a Delightfully Different Ceiling at Their Spa's Reception.


(12/23/2006)



Michelangelo move over.

Kerry Pendergrast was recently employed to spend a month physically inverted, creating an unique piece of ceiling art to decorate the reception-area ceiling at the Maya Ubud Resorts' famous Spa at Maya.

A well-known Australian artists who makes her home in Ubud, Kerry's line drawing which decorate many of the treatment pavilions at the Spa at Maya have proven so popular with clients that the Resort didn't need to look far for an artist able to create a memorable entrance to their riverside facility. In keeping with her previous drawings and the general themes of "spa" and "wellness," Kerry has lavishly adorned the ceiling with line drawings of the human form. Inspired by no less than fifty-five Balinese models who posed for the project, Kerry has created a strikingly beautiful collection of semi-nude male and female figures using brush and ink on the Spa Reception's ceiling area.

The first time Kerry has painted a ceiling, she chose to evoke a Grecian decorative effect by painting figures around the border, surrounding a central panel of ten figures. She includes decoration from Indonesian textiles. The result is a unique creative collaboration between the hotel and the artist. The work has taken just over a month to complete.

"The challenge with line drawing," observed Kerry, "is to reduce the art form to its most fundamental aspect. To capture the human figure in this way requires a fine quality of line, a steady hand and assuredness in the artist. It takes many years of practice to perfect this style, even though the drawings may be completed in 5 or 10 minutes. It is a long tradition in art; the most famous line drawings are by Matisse and Picasso."

As you might imagine, business is looking up at the Spa at Maya.

Shown on balidiscovery.com are photographs of artists Kerry Penderegrast creating her ceiling masterpiece in Ubud.

Click images to enlarge



© 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
A Voice from Ukraine. A Voice from Beyond
I Wayan Sujana: Born Bali - 1989 Died Ukraine -2014
(7/21/2014)
Calling all F&B Professionals
Join a Feast Breaking Gathering of Bali Culinary Professionals on Saturday, July 26, 2014 at Pica Tapas Bar
(7/21/2014)
Bali, Mystical and Darkly Magic
Séance Held to Communicate with one of the Balinese Victims of the Shoot Down of MH17
(7/21/2014)
The Hills are Alive with the Sound of Jazz
Ubud Jazz Festival August 8-9, 2014
(7/20/2014)
Tree of Death
Young Australian Designer Commits Suicide in Dalung, Bali
(7/20/2014)
Interrupted Journey to Paradise
Six Bali Residents Die in Crash of MH 17 Shot Down Over Ukraine
(7/20/2014)
Colorfast Rainbow
Sanur Beach Now Home to Rainbow Coin Laundry - Our Favorite Laundromat.
(7/20/2014)
Show Them the Door
DPR Tells BUMN Minister Dahlan Iskan to Replace all Merpati Directors
(7/20/2014)
Self-energizing
Bali Needs to Become More Energy Independent
(7/21/2014)
Seeking a Lion’s Share of Jetstar
Lion Air Reported to be Seeking to a 49% Share of Jetstar from Qantas Airways
(7/19/2014)
A Disgusting Shell Game
Police Arrest Man Attempting to Sell Turtles to Bali Restaurants
(7/19/2014)
A Decade of Thanks
Balinese Thanksgiving of ‘Nyelung’ Celebrated Once every Decade by Gianyar Farmers
(7/19/2014)
All [News]!
 
Tourism and Transport Tourism Agents