Art Gallery - Sculpture Wood - Relief Panels Animal Motifs

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Wood relief panel, 'Dragons Amid Flowers' (Indonesia)

Dragons rear to face one another, their sinuous forms echoed in the floral tendrils that grow around them. In Balinese culture, the dragon symbolizes safety, protection and shelter. Expertly sculpting suar wood, Ketut Taram depicts them in exquisite

Wood relief panel, 'Elephant Parade with Monkeys' (Indonesia)

Playful monkeys cling to the wide backs of elephants who stride through the Balinese forest. Framed by banana palms and tall volcanoes, the whimsical portrait celebrates the world of nature. Ketut Sandi sculpts the scene in kepelan wood.

Wood relief panel, 'Fire Dragon' (Indonesia)

In Balinese culture, the dragon symbolizes safety, protection, shelter, and clothing. Sculpting warm suar wood, Ketut Taram depicts a dragon in exquisite detail. Fierce spikes align themselves along his spine, while he hisses, baring sharp fangs. Eac

Wood relief panel, 'Leopards in the Forest' (Indonesia)

Emerging from the dense foliage, a family of leopards pads softly to the river. Father and mother watch warily as their cub bristles and growls. Ketut Sandi carves the dense vegetation and big spotted cats in a relief panel of Balinese kepelan wood.

Wood relief panel, 'Wild Horses' (Indonesia)

Wind caresses their long manes as wild horses test the air with flaring nostrils. Nyoman Karsa captures their beauty, freedom and intelligence in a superb relief panel. It reveals his artistry as well as his deep love of nature.

Wood relief panel, 'Winged Dragons' (Indonesia)

Raising their magnificent wings, dragons face off with menacing gestures. They twist and snap, breathing fire and threatening one another with fangs and nails. Ketut Taram sculpts the sinuous images from Balinese suar wood, achieving astonishing deta

Wood relief panel, 'Winged Fire Dragon' (Indonesia)

With wings spread, a sinuous dragon seems to carry a ball tucked under his chin. Fierce fangs and menacing claws characterize the creature as depicted by Ketut Taram. Spikes line the scaly spine and flames flicker from the massive jaws. This graceful

Wood wall panel, 'Naga and Garuda' (Indonesia)

Powerful and beautiful, Naga the dragon and Garuda the eagle symbolize vigorous spirits to the Balinese people. Ketut Taram transforms suar wood into an exquisitely detailed panel as he carves it by hand with absolute artistic mastery. According to o