NOVICA

Expressionist Acrylic Painting of Silenced Clown

Bali artist Anton Papo uses his art as social commentary and this original acrylic painting is no exception. A jolly-looking circus clown rendered in crude heavy lines has its mouth crossed out as a symbol of silence. I wanted to tell a story about the sanctification of loss the artist states. In this case I symbolize from the 'clown' where everything he does is in the form of 'pantomime' with only a smiling face. As a reference of our nation nowadays where they cous is in the form of 'pantomime' with only a smiling face. As a reference of our nation nowadays where they couldn't keep silent and end up making conflict just because of the wrong words that were spat out. read more