Sasmitawinata barley is a maestro of realistic painting. The man who was born in London March 18, 1921 was a painter began at the request of her brother, the 1935, Sasmitawinata, so Barley start studying painting at the studio of Jos Pluimentz, a Belgian painter who lives in London.
Barli and many learn to paint still life and he is the only native students in the studio. Barley in the studio a lot of learning about painting requirements.
Barley trained intensively for a realistic look at the object when it is still very popular. Pluimentz teacher, had always said, I see the artists and ordinary people to be different. Ordinary people are not able to see the object as something artistic aspects of the artist.
Barley at a later learn to Luigi Nobili, Italian painter. In this studio also became acquainted with Barley
PainterAffandi, Who was still looking for money to be a model for Luigi. In the studio Luigi Nobilo silent
PainterAffandi come learn to paint.
PainterAffandi, Hendra Gunawan, Soedarso, and Wahdi Sumanta, Barley Sasmitawinata formed "Group Five Bandung". The group was formed originated from very admiration of Barley and a third friend to Affandi. Relationships among the five members of the group eventually becomes like a brother alone. If paint everywhere always together. Including the opportunity to travel to Bali Barley.
Barley in 1948 had founded the Mukti Soul Art Studio. Then, after returning from Europe, in 1958 re-established the studio Rangga Barley Gempol. Now Art Bale Barley Barley has in Padalarang. Barley mentions a dream that want to have a student who is not only good at drawing but can coexist with the others.
Barley is a painter and teacher. There have been many students that he taught at the Institut Teknologi Bandung (ITB) and the students he coached in his art gallery, growing into an independent artist. Some of the former students and pupils sometimes there is neglect Barley as a teacher. However, the heart she boasts, such figures still recognize Barley Pirous AD as one of the teachers.
AD Pirous addition, there are also some students who are now remembered as the painter of character, such as (the late) Huang Fong. Or, Chusin Setiadikara which maintains a realistic art supplies street difficult to make it into art that continues to be meaningful in the middle of the arena a variety of styles and trends of the new art.
Barley painting career journey began in the 1930s as a famous illustrator in Balai Pustaka, Jakarta. He was also used as an illustrator for several newspapers published in London. Skills are continuing in the 1950s when he was world to foreign countries. Namely, when Barley was named illustrator of the magazine De Moderne Boekhandel in Amsterdam, and the magazine Der Lichtenbogen in Recklinghausen, Germany. Barley is an example of a painter and teacher who received a good education since his teens until then he had the opportunity to study in France and the Netherlands.
Barley opportunity to take part in the study as well as the European continent began in the year 1950 time he received a scholarship from the Dutch government to study at the Academie de la Grande Chaumiere, Paris, France. Barley still continue studies in Rijksacademie Beeldende voor Kunsten, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, until 1956. Because depicture action that are so long, art critic Jim Supangkat in his book "Point Link" puts Barley Sasmitawinata as a 'point of connection' two cluster developments Indonesian art: colonial painting and modern painting in Indonesia.
Described by Jim, on the one hand Barley can be seen as continuing the development of colonial art. But on the other hand Barley is part of the growth of modern Indonesian painting painting against the colonial period itself.
Indonesian government seems very concerned over the career of realistic painting maestro Indonesia. Coinciding with the birth on March 18, 2004 a number of paintings on display at the National Gallery, Jakarta. Including Barley exhibited a painting completed just a few days before his 83rd birthday, measuring more than two meters by two meters. The exhibition opening is done directly by the
See List of MinisterMinister State Culture and Tourism, I Gede Ardika, lasted from 18 to 31 March 2004.
In fact, PT Pos Indonesia also showed a very high tribute to the great artist was born in London. Pos Indonesia issued a special pictorial stamp painting reproduction of Self portrait, a famous painting created in 1974 Barley.
Simultaneously anniversary celebration was launched 83 is also a book by Nakisbandiah, Barley's second wife after his first wife died July 11, 1991, titled "My Life With Barley". Barley was first married (deceased) Atikah Fence of Ageung Basari in 1946 while still in the camps because of the war.
The first marriage was blessed with two children named Supreme Wiwekakaputera and Nirwati Chandra Dewi. Barley and then re-married when age was 71 years, it's time to Nakisbandiah who still remain faithful to accompany her. Results Nakisbandiah previous marriage with (deceased) D Mawardi had four daughters, namely
Establish girls' schools in Jepara and ApexKartini, Sartika, Mia Meutia (died in 1977), and Indira. So, on the whole family Barley has 15 grandchildren and six great-grandfather.
Barley big enough role transmitting knowledge to his students. Whether on campus or at the Bandung Institute of Technology to teach his art studio. Barley is an example of a painter and teacher who received a good education from adolescence to later learn the art of painting to France to the Netherlands.
Barley in Europe gained a lot of principles of anatomy to paint intensively. Anatomy lessons, to really see the painter muscles that are outside instead of inside muscle. Ever, for two years in Europe Barley every two hours in a day just drawing nude (naked people) alone, something that was never questioned properly or not in there because if for academic interest it is considered normal.
Barley mentioned, a person graduates from academic drawing people should certainly be because of technical mastery will stimulate inspiration. He cited the experience while learning to ride a bike a little difficult because one surely fall. But when someone has mastered technical cycle can continue pedaling while the mind can go anywhere. Painting too, if it is already known is technical thoughts and feelings that the painter.
Although realistic painter Barley admitted quite understand abstract art because he does abstract. Is the value of art. Every time a realistic look at the work of Barley actually interested in its facets. Aspects such as placement of an abstract composition that can not be explained by the artist himself.
Barley mention also, the painter who drew realistic looking depict real meaning. Examples him again, if you see an old man he would be interested in his age, his humanity. So surely he will portray realistically because age problem can not be described by abstract. Depict human suffering could be portrayed with realistic than abstract.
Barley Sasmitawinata painter died on Thursday, February 8, 2007 at around 16:25 in Adventist Hospital, London at the age of 86 years. The body was buried in Barley Museum, Jl. Sutami, Bandung.
According to Hendra (32), Master Image in Art Bale Barley, Barley was taken to Adventist Hospital at 9:00 am today because of vomiting. He died at 16:25 pm and taken to the funeral home at 17:30. Many relatives who came to mourn. Buried on Friday (09/02/2007) at the Garden Tomb
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Previous Barley hospitalized for a month due to ill elderly. New Sunday (4/2/2007) Barley return home. While at home, Barley had large families in order beramanat Art Bale Barley preserve the art institution.
Barley could also paint. The day before he died he was still continuing his paintings in the room. The unfinished painting still untitled.
Alm Atikah husband of Queen Nakisbandiah Basari and this leaves two children and Nirwati Chandra Wiwekakaputera Supreme Goddess. e-ti | ht