One of Indonesia’s most successful living artists on the burly black characters that made him a star

//One of Indonesia’s most successful living artists on the burly black characters that made him a star

One of Indonesia’s most successful living artists on the burly black characters that made him a star

One of the secrets to Indonesia painter I Nyoman Masriadi’s phenomenal success is being a night owl. The Bali-born artist, whose latest artwork is currently on show at Art Basel Hong Kong (ending today), likes to paint his huge bold canvases – often featuring black, impossibly muscled figures that have become his signature – in the still of night, while everyone else is asleep. “It’s nice and cool and there is total silence: no distractions,” he says with a smile, looking slightly embarrassed…

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