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This small museum at the north end of Sanur Beach evokes a time of innocence and beauty before the introduction of relatively recent laws banning "immodest dress." Even more impressive than the paintings by the Belgian artist of the young Balinese...more
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It's a shame how lack of adequate cooling (no air con and fans that do not operate) can damage an otherwise rich experience but on a hot April day in Bali I guarantee you it can.
The history and artwork on display at the museum,...More
The sadly decayed but beautiful paintings from the 1930's of Belgian artist Le Mayeur are displayed in the traditional house he shared with his younger Balinese muse and devoted wife Ni Pollock, who lived here until1985.A reflection of meeting of cultures and that western media...More
Yes the paintings on grass woven canvas must have been beautiful. However, I haven't seen one of them. The smell of naphthalene (what is used in Europe agains moths) was purgent. I literally could not breath. Later found out they put this in all museums...More
This museum is one of the best examples of the Balinese architecture. It has wonderfully carved windows that tell the story of Ramayana. The interior of the museum has woven fibres, a naturalistic Balinese touch.
Le Mayeur Museum was the attractive residence of the Belgian artist Le Mayeur who married a Balinese dancer. She modeled for his paintings which became famous in the 1930s some of which are kept in the house. The house was given to the State and...More
I had a good walk along the beach and visited the museum in the morning. The house and courtyard were well maintained. But the painting were not so well kept. It contain a lot of stories of the artist with his wife.
The artwork on display is lovely but it is a bit painful to see how damaged some of the artworks are by the harsh sunlight and humidity. An interesting place to visit but it would be even more impressive if the artwork had more of...More
Response from Bhupinder 傅 | Reviewed this property |
1. Evening. They are accommodative and events held after closing hours. Do discuss a donation. Our discussion on many matters were probably 6 to 9 months ago. Please check for current status. Phone is as listed above. Cheers
Response from PEPPERMINT35 | Reviewed this property |
at the north end of Sanur just past the Bali Beach Hotel
it is a lovely walk as the avenue is wide and tree shaded or you can ride a bike - my husband usually hires one for the month so rides everywhere but I like to walk