Jl. Prof. Ir. Sutami 91
Bandung - 40152
West Java, Indonesia

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Type of Collection:
Demonstrate contemporary aspect swan song and demonstrate painting masterpiece from some famous actor and artist

Description :

Base on the taught of give aware about important art appreciation to the society, according with developing of art which go forward by speed, also prepare place or room for perform the creation of artist so can be enjoyed by public, so established Barli Museum which dedication by : "Tourism Post Minister and Telecommunications (MENPARPOSTEL)” at October 26, 1992. Construction of Barli museum base on Barli Sasmita concept which was hidden since tens years ago, so without limit and his actor to realization his ideal, all family participate in effort to supported for established this museum. Also Charles Ali helps him too, the young architect of Bandung, and so the concept can be realization.

Established of Barli Museum also looked of style of developing fine art as member of ”Kelompok Lima Bandung“. (together with Affandi, Hendra Gunawan, Wahdi Sumanta, and Sudarso) from period to other period, begin at has realism, at the beginning Barli step as painter, impressionism and expressionism.

The museum which has character as appreciation facilities collecting many creation of fine art choosing of esthetic value which proper as historical milestone of Bandung fine art journey.

In their developing, this museum was give many participate also increasing fell love to father land and developing of art culture. Variety of the activities which organize in special room as: exhibition of fine art creation (in room exhibition), selling of exhibit creation, discuss, saresehan about fine art with variety titles are: social, culture, economic, and IPTEK (in discuss room), selling of creation, souvenir, workshop, studio training of painting (training room), published of schedule, and documentation.

The variety of those activities, doing to reach the appreciation level of public to world of Indonesia art, beside to saving and environment of art creation for discover of historical value, also as sign about the existence of Barli in occupy the world of Indonesia art.

For every body that interest to visit this museum can come in Saturday until Thursday on 09.00 – 17.00 WIB. While on Friday and holiday closed.

Brief History about Barli

NOWADAYS, in Bandung there are many buildings of Dutch epoch protected by Cultural Code Pledge, in order not to be destroyed by society. But, if society wish to know what and how Dutch people activity in Town of Bandung at the time, in which museum is we can get date about it all? IN THE FIELD OF fine arts for example, there is many fine arts critic circle saying that growth and growth of modern fine arts is in Indonesia started from Bandung. But its problem later; then, is there any in Bandung a fine arts museum that can explain all completely? Such question very easy answered that in Bandung there is Selasar Sunaryo Art Space, what demonstrate contemporary aspect swan songs of artist of Sunaryo and of Museum Barli which demonstrate painting masterpieces of artist of Barli Sasmitawinata, that all woke up self-support alias from kocek all its actor. And so it is with existence of Gallery AD Pirous which demonstrate artist masterpieces AD Pirous and his wife, Erna Pirous, and also Studio Paint Jeihan which demonstrate masterpieces artist of Jeihan Sukmantoro. Including, August Gallery property of late artist of Sudjana Kerton.

Barli Sasmitawinata

Artistic Maestro Paint of Realistic Indonesia
Barli Sasmitawinata is artistic maestro of paint of realistic. Man which born in Bandung 18 March 1921 that become artist early by request of its in-laws sister, year 1935, Sasmitawinata, so that Barli start to learn to paint in studio property of Jos Pluimentz, an artist of Belgium who live in Bandung.

Last Barli learning many to paint object nature and him is the single indigenous pupil in studio. In studio of Barli learning many to recognize conditions paint.

Barli trained intensively see object because realistic still very popular at the time. Pluimentz of the teacher, even also always say, way of seeing common people and actor have to differ.

Common people unable to see artistic aspect something object as actor. Barli later on day learn to Luigi Nobili, Italian artist. In this studio also Barli start to get acquainted with Affandi, what at that time still make a living by becoming model to Luigi. In studio property of that Luigi Nobilo in secrecy Affandi follow to learn to paint.

With Affandi, Hendra Gunawan, Soedarso, and Wahdi Sumanta, Barli Sasmitawinata form "Group Five Bandung". That Group is formed by early from very admiration from a Barli and third its friend to Affandi. Relation among is fifth of group member is finally formed to become like just you. If painting everywhere always together. Including opportunity of journey of Barli till to Bali.

Barli in year 1948 have founded Art Gallery Aspect Soul of Mukti. Last, go home from Europe, in year 1958 Barli again found studio of Rangga Gempol. Now Barli have Artistic Bale of Barli in Padalarang. Barli mention an aspiration namely wish to have pupil which clever to not even draw but can coexist with is other.

Barli is artist at the same time learn. Have many student which he teach in Technological Institute of Bandung (ITB) and also pupil which he guide in its property art gallery, grow to become self-supporting actor. Some among former that pupil and student sometimes there is disregarding Barli as teacher. But, proud of liver he is, figure a kind of AD Pirous remain to confess Barli as one of the teacher.

Besides AD Pirous, there is also some its pupil which is nowadays recalled as artist which with character, like Huang Fong (late). Or, Chusin Setiadikara which remain to look after its his artistic stock but going through road; street difficult to make him become art which continue can have a meaning of in the middle of chess various style and tendency of new art.

Journey of career paint Barli started by since year 1930-an as famous illustrator in Hall Book, Jakarta. He is also an illustrator for a few rising newspaper in Bandung. The Skill still continues in year 1950-a moment he has exploring world to foreign countries. Namely, when Barli lifted to become illustrator at magazine of De Modern B├ęchamel in Amsterdam, and magazine of Der Lichtenbogen in Recklinghausen, Germany. Barli is artist example of and teacher getting education well since adolescent age until then he has a time to learn to French and Dutch.

Opportunity of Barli study at the same time act in European continent early in year 1950 time he get bursary of Government of Dutch to learn in Academia Grande Chummier la de, Paris, French. Barli still continue study in Rijksacademie Beeldende Kunsten voor, Amsterdam, Dutch, until year 1956. Because his depicture action is which in such a way length, artistic critic of Jim Supangkat in its book "Continued Dot" placing Barli Sasmitawinata as continued dot two bunch growth of art paint Indonesia: artistic of paint a period of modern paint art and colonial of Indonesia.

Explained by Jim, in one side of Barli can be seen as going on growth of art paint a period of colonial. But on the other side Barli represent the part of growth of modern paint art of Indonesia opposing art paint a period to itself colonial.

Governmental of Visible Indonesia Republic very care of journey of artistic maestro career paint of realistic this Indonesia. Just with its birthday at 18 March 2004 some its paint masterpiece is displayed by in National Gallery, Jakarta. Including displayed a painting which is Barli finish only few days before its anniversary of 83rd, fairish more than two meter multiply two meter. Opening of exhibition done direct by State's Minister Culture and Tourism, I Gede Ardika, taking place since 18 till 31 March 2004.

Even, PT Post Indonesia partakes to show very high appreciation to big actor of birth of that Bandung. Special Post Indonesia publish pictorial stamp of Self portrait painting reproduction, a famous painting which is Barli make in year 1974.

At the same time celebration of anniversary of 83rd that is launched also a composition book of Nakisbandiah, wife both of Barli after first wife pass away 11 July 199, entitling "My life with Barli". Barli the first do (late) Marry Atikah Basari in Fence of Ageung year 1946 at the (time) of still reside in evacuation because war.

That First nuptials bestowed by two so called child people of Grand of Wiwekakaputera and of Nirwati Chandra Dewi. Last Barli return married age moment have 71 year that times; rill with Nakisbandiah which devoted to still consort its life. Result of nuptials of previous Nakisbandiah with D Mawardi (late) bestowed by four people of princes, that is Kartini, Sartika, Mia Meutia (dying year 1977), and Indira. Hence, as a whole family of Barli have 15 grandchild and six people of grandchild.

Barli share contagious big enough of science to its pupils. Don't know in its campus teach ITB Bandung and also in its art gallery. Barli is artist example of and teacher getting education well since adolescent age until then learn art paint to French till Dutch.

In Europe of Barli obtain; get many principles paint anatomy intensively. Lesson of anatomy, for artist very see muscles exist in outside non muscle which in. Have, during two year in Europe of Barli each; every two hour in one day only drawing nude (naked people) just, something that have never been questioned properly or not over there because if for the sake of is academic that thing is assumed by habit.

Barli mention, grad someone from academic draw people ought to surely can because technical domination will stimulate inspiration. His examples experience of moment learns to go up difficult bicycle once just wrong because a few surely fall. But moment has mastered technical cycle someone can continue to pedal at the same time mind can everywhere. Paint even also that way, if have known is technical of him it is therefore minded and feeling of artist which is road; street.

Although artist of Barli realistic confess enough understand abstraction because artistic according to him it is true abstraction. Artistic is value. Each time see masterpiece which is Barli realistic exactly take an interest in its facets of him. Like facets location of composition which is abstraction which cannot be explained by its own artist.

Barli mention also, artist which drawing real realistic is defining meaning. Examples him again, if seeing a grandfather hence he will take an interest in its age, his human. So that surely he will portray him by realistic because age problem cannot be portrayed with abstraction. Depicting grief of human being more able to be portrayed by realistic than abstraction.

Teacher and that Artist Have Gone
Barli Sasmitawinata (86), teacher and artist which play important role in growth of Indonesia fine arts, have gone. This actor dies ill At Home Advent Bandung, Thursday 8 February 2007 around at 16.30.

"Father enters hospital, Thursday around at 08.00, because asphyxia and cough, but its phlegm cannot go out. Transfusion have time to blood, but Mr. later; then die, "wife word of Barli, Nakisbandiah (66), moment contacted from Jakarta, Thursday Evening.

Health of Barli deteriorates last half month. He have time to enter Hospital of Advent Bandung, 8 January 2007, effect of respiration trouble, kidney, and blood sugar go up. After experiencing six times cleans blood, its condition has time to be good and enabled to go home. But, Thursday yesterday, he returns to enter hospital.

Corpse of is interred at home and Barli museum in Road; Street of Sutami 91, Setrasari, Karangsetra, Town of Bandung. Funeral planned by this Friday. Barli leave 2 children contain, 3 stepchild, 15 grandchild, and 9 offspring. After first wife of him, Atikah Basari, dying year 1991, Barli marry again with Nakisbandiyah year 1992.

"Till few days before is bad off, Father remain to paint and teach. Even, moment at home pain, Mr. still have time to make sleep people sketch," child word both of Barli, Chandra Dewi Rahmadi (57). Barli is important buttonhole in history and growth of fine arts in Indonesia. He is known as by teacher with picture science (beautiful drawing), artist of realist which is reliable, and also joins with artist of struggle during independence. Final till its body, he consistent elaborates its choice in the middle of change of epoch.

As teacher, Barli have elementary stock of strong academic picture science. Enunciated it Just, he learn in Academia Grande Chummier la de, Paris, French, year 1950, later; then in Rijksacademie Beeldende Kunsten voor, Amsterdam, Dutch, until year 1956.

Art of Realistic

According to Jim fine arts critic of Supangkat, Barli occupy position in art of realistic as bases growth of fine arts in Indonesia. Barli paint people faces to the manner born are there him. Give image differ in the middle of masterpiece painting artist of Dutch depicting indigenous face badly. That other also with painting of Basuki Abdullah, what ***have come too far unintentionally** deal with more expressing realist painting "jiwa kethok", as voiced by artist of Soedjojono.

“Its masterpiece possible rather less is popular compared to masterpiece artist of Affandi or of Hendra Gunawan. But, role of Barli in the world of fine arts of vital importance. He resides in at 'continued dot' among art paint a period to modern paint art and colonial of Indonesia. If will look for painting base of realistic, yes to Barli," he said.

Enin Supriyanto, observer of fine arts which have learnt to paint at Barli, laying open, Barli comprehend equipments detail and paint media, like pen, inking, water color, crayon, and oil color. His even also master sciences paint academically, for example human being body anatomy, color, line, composition, or perspective.

"Anatomy body problem, Barli even knock by heart until his Latin term," word of Enin.

That Ability tries contagiously of Barli to its pupils with system and discipline. Each; Every pupil asked to recognize appliance character and learn in phases. To Barli, artist has to master science draw truly.

Go home from Europe, year 1958, Barli found Gallery of Rangga Gempol in Dago area, Bandung. Barli have time to teach art paint in Technological Institute of Bandung (ITB) and follow to blaze the way forming of fine arts majors in Vocational Institute and Science Education (IKIP) Bandung-now University Education of Indonesia (UPI).

Afterwards, Barli chose the more teaching pupil informally in gallery. After Gallery of Rangga Gempol year exist 1960 - 1980, he develop; build study at the same time its his in Setrasari, Karangsetra, Bandung, then found Artistic Bale of Barli in New Town, Padalarang, Bandung.

Its Efficacy as teacher can be seen from a number of its pupil which blooming becomes strong artist. Mention among others, Popo Iskandar, Srihadi Soedarsono, Yusuf Affendi, AD Pirous, Anton Huang, R Rudiyat Martadiraja, Chusin Setiadikara, Sam Bimbo, Rudi Pranajaya.

Chusin (58) including one of the success pupil develop picture science base become reckoned in swan song is contemporary artistic map. Its masterpiece has reputation either in international world. Artist who nowadays lives in Kuta, Bali, this has pocketed appreciation of Beijing International Art Biennale year 2005.

Bandung Mamannoor lay open, Barli become aspirator to some artist generation in Bandung. Barli always affirm, paint is life discipline experienced hotly and productive have masterpiece. He is having masterpiece to in many pattern, but its assiduity at pattern of realistic defended to pass tide - withdraw friction of epoch.

Adolescent moment, around in the middle of the year 1930, Barli merge into 'Group Five' with Affandi, Hendra Gunawan, Sudarso, and Wahdi. He has the spirit of high nationalist.

"Moment happened debate of social realism of in the middle of the 1960, Taft Barli stand up alone. He is eyewitness live and reference is necessary for journey of that moment fine arts," he said.
Barli have accepted appreciation of Satyalencana Culture of President in the year 2000. Its departure is big loss to Fatherland fine arts world. Teacher draw in Artistic Bale of Barli, Hendra (32), story, Commendation Barli have time to family to look after that education institute. One day before dying, he has time to continue painting in room; chamber.

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