Nyoman Nuarta

A Tabanan-born sculptor (b. 1951) who graduated from sculpting studio of Visual Arts and Design Faculty of Bandung Institute of Technology in 1979 has already created several public statues. However, the most spectacular and monumental one is the Garuda Wisnu Kencana (GWK) on Ungasan hill, Jimbaran which was just officiated recently. GWK is a new icon of Bali for its fantastic dimension, crowned as the largest statue in the world. The other monumental statue of Nuarta’s is the gigantic "Jalesveva Jayamahe" statue (1993) still dashingly standing on the Dermaga Ujung Madura (Madura Southernmost Point Wharf), Komando Armada Republik Indonesia Kawasan TImur (Koarmatim), Surabaya city and some others in various cities in Indonesia.
ARTWORK
Documentary of the Construction of Garuda Wisnu Kencana Statue
| Videography by Seeds Motion | 2016-2018
Garuda Wisnu Kencana’s Model, 1:20 scale
300 x 250 x 425 cm | Wood | 2006