Art sculpture also made for religious purpose:
Statues of gods, mythological animals and demons. Mostly Bali wood carvings were painted in a variety of colors, very few carvings unpainted in their natural state.
Since around 1930s, Bali wood carving was developed rapidly in new theme and styles.
Firstly, influenced by two Westerner – Walter Spies and Rudolf Bonet, they encouraged Balinese artist to have freedom expression, not only religious purpose.
In the village of Kemenuh, you will find Gangga Blessta (GB) Wood Carving.
Kemenuh Village is located in Ubud sub district and Gianyar Regency, east part of Bali. It owns the typical style of wood carving art by placing forward the distinguish synergy the humanism and naturalism.