Nyoman Nuarta 纽曼·努亚塔 (b.1951)


Nyoman Nuarta was born in Tabanan in 1951.He was graduated from the Faculty of Fine Arts and Design, Bandung Institute of Technology (ITB). Has participated the Indonesian New Art Movement. In August 2018, he completed his most ambitious project the "Garuda Wisnu Kencana" monument, as the third tallest monument in the world. Built to be as the new cultural landmark for Indonesia, it took Nuarta and his team 28 years to finish the gigantic Garuda Wisnu Kencana statue (GWK). With no government's involvement, standing above a 64 meter tall pedestal building, the 75 meter tall copper statue was funded by the artist himself and private sectors.

Nuarta's contribution in arts and culture has been appreciated in many ways. He was awarded "Ganesha Widya Jasa Adiutama" in 2009 and 2018 by Bandung Institute of Technology, "Satyalancana Kebudayaan" in 2014 by the President of Indonesia, and received "Padma Award 2018" in Padma Shri category by the President of India in 2018. His works spread across Indonesia, Asia Pasific, Europe, and many other parts of the world. Nuarta is indeed the pride of Indonesia.

 

纽曼·努亚塔 1951年生于巴厘岛的塔巴南。万隆技术学院(ITB)美术与设计学院毕业。曾参与过印度尼西亚新艺术运动。2018年8月他完成了他最伟大的艺术项目:维诗奴神鹰雕塑——世界第三大雕像。为建设印度尼西亚的文化新地标,维诗奴神鹰雕像这座世界上第三大的雕像(Garuda Wisnu Kencana)花了艺术家努亚塔和他的团队整整28年的时间来完成。然而这座121米高的铜雕像没有政府的参与,全部由艺术家本人和私人部门出资建造。

努亚塔在艺术和文化方面的贡献获得了许多的赞誉。他曾在2009年和2018年被万隆技术学院授予"Ganesha Widya Jasa Adiutama"奖。2014年由印度尼西亚总统授予"Satyalancana Kebudayaan"奖,还于2018年获得印度"2018帕德玛奖"(Padma Shri类)。他的作品遍及印度尼西亚(尤其是他的许多大型公众雕塑遍布印度尼西亚各个大城市),亚洲,太平洋,欧洲和世界上许多其他地区。努亚塔不愧是印度尼西亚的骄傲。

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