Jurnal Rupa
Vol 2 No 2 (2017): Open Issue

Membedah Karya Erica Hestuwahyuni Melalui Studi Bahasa Rupa

Kurniawati Gautama (Telkom University)

Article Info

Publish Date
01 Aug 2018


Bahasa Rupa (picture-writing) is an invention of Prof.Dr. Primadi Tabrani to analize the specific character of Eastern tradition which is different from Western. It is a visual communication study in modern and traditional picture-writing system. The modern (western) bahasa rupa uses ‘close up’ format which recognized universally, whereas the traditional (eastern) system such as the relief of Borobudur Temple, Wayang Beber (scroll-painted picture presentations), Balinesse Painting, have specific drawing technique. This essay, will analize an Indonesian and international recognized female painter, Erica Hestuwahyuni, whose artworks show childlike character. As introduction this essay will elaborate the differences between painting and drawing, also Bahasa Rupa theory and character of children drawings.

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JURNAL RUPA is a peer-reviewed academic journal to provide a platform for an interdisciplinary forum in the area of visual arts. This journal welcomes submissions from artists, makers, designers, researchers, historians, and other writers in the field of visual arts. This journal is published two ...