Performing a dance of love, this image of a woman seduces with abstract charm. Her posture is akin to a traditional Balinese dance while she forms heart figures with her posturing arms. Wayan Rendah carves this statuette with a flowing sense of aesthetic grace. Suar wood complies with the dictates of the master carver, resulting in an engaging piece of dynamic abstraction.
About the Artist: Wayan Rendah's father began teaching him to sculpt when he was a boy. 'Balinese woodcarving touches me very deeply. I have learned a variety of arts in Bali, such as gamelan dance, but carving a piece of wood gives me an incomparable sensation,' he says. 'After I finished school, I studied further because I needed more experience, and the tools and material I needed were beyond my financial reach. Exploring the abstract world refreshes my mind in creating new carvings.'
The Wayan Rendah Artisan Collection is brought to you by Novica in Association with National Geographic. This beautiful piece was handcrafted by Wayan Rendah in Indonesia. An artisan story card will be included with your purchase.
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