Signed Expressionist Painting of a Bancak Dancer from Java, "Bancak Dance"
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Working with oils in an expressionist style, Javanese artist Tales Suparman paints this composition that celebrates the dancing traditions of Indonesia. This painting depicts a bancak dancer in full garb as he holds a mask out in dramatic fashion. Bancak, unlike a lot of Indonesian dances, is a humorous dance, and often tells stories of daily life. One of the most popular stories, "Bancak and Doyok," regales audiences with a witty tale of two brothers.
- 0.35 kgs
- 0.8 lbs
- 50 cm W x 60 cm H
- 19.75" W x 23.5" H