The Maestro
Blanco, arguably the most famous and successful artist to ever live in Bali, built his magnificent studio on top of a mountain overlooking the Campuan River. This flamboyant building, a unique blend of Balinese architecture imbued with the spirit of his native Spain, houses an interesting collection of works drawn from different periods of his long career. During his life it was visited daily by hundreds of people from all over the world. The artist, full of "Catalan charisma," earned himself the sobriquet "The Fabulous Blanco," an expression that mirrored his talent for creativity.


Blanco MasterpiecePortrait of I Kebak
Oil on canvas (1967)
Frame designed by Blanco Collection of the Blanco Museum

My wife's late father was Chief, re-elected, in his village in Bali for several years. The dominant expression of his eyes speaks of a man who could lead his village and have the people follow and trust him.

Blanco MasterpieceBlack or White(Parody on Michael Jackson )
Frame, enchanting as usual, designed by Blanco

My temperature, our sensual-sense-of-humor, really went sky-high on this collaged poem. I present Jacko herewith selling hats (there is a mountain of hats upon his head). And, then, my poem tells the tale of how this black turned to white. Then I add that the bigger question, or issue, would be: "What would be the color of Michael penis?" Then I state that I am the only one who can answer that pertinent question - by lifting his black hatt off my frame - and, Lo! A tiny orange carrot is disclosed. Remember, there is a method to my madness... Jacko is< vegetarian. And, his penis has turned into - a carrot!