Made Wianta

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Made Wianta (born 20 December 1949) is an Indonesian artist who is concerned with social and cultural changes and social issues.[1] He has been described as one of his country's best known artists.[2]

Selected works[edit]

Growing Hands (1983)
Chinese ink on paper
55 cm x 3.75 cm
A painting made with Chinese ink. Wianta considers this to be a paitning during the Karangasem Period.

Unformal Object II (1998)
A painting that combines both western and Asian medium, using both oil and acrylic as well as Chinese ink. This work is considered to be completed during the Dot period, displaying an influence of pointillism within his artwork.

Golden City on Blue (1995)
Chinese ink and acrylic on canvas
A painting which comprises geometrical shapes. Mediums include Chinese ink, acrylic with gold-leaf on the canvas. This is a work he considers under his Quadrangle Period.

Purple Calligraphy (2010)
A painting completed on fragrant canvas with acrylic. Strong Chinese painting influence can be observed.

Calligraphy on the blue gate (1995)
Acrylic and gold on canvas
247 cm x 117 cm

Broken Triangle (1990)
Oil and acrylic on canvas
120 cm X 91 cm

Golden City On Blue (undated)
Chinese ink, oil, and gold-leaf on canvas
30 cm X 30 cm[3]


  1. ^ Ooi Kok Chuen, "Made Wianta: Shaman or genius?", New Straits Times, May 31, 2004  – via HighBeam Research (subscription required).
  2. ^ "Indonesian artist to exhibit paintings in Italy inspired by Bali bombings", AP Worldstream, November 23, 2003  – via HighBeam Research (subscription required).
  3. ^ Heng, Edmund. "Made Wianta CV" (PDF). Made Signature (Official Artist Website). Made Wianta. Retrieved 2015-03-10.

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