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Kertah Asih Shop (Monkey Forest Art Market ): "Traditional Ubud Paintings @ Affordable Prices" Ubud Shopping Tip by arni_ph075

Ubud Shopping: 33 reviews and 56 photos

  Kertah Asih Shop
by arni_ph075
  • Kertah Asih Shop - Ubud
      Kertah Asih Shop
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  • bottom right, Balinese Dancer, i bought two - Ubud
      bottom right, Balinese Dancer, i bought two
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  • another art style, really detailed art - Ubud
      another art style, really detailed art
    by arni_ph075
  • Entrance of Monkey Forest Art Market - Ubud
      Entrance of Monkey Forest Art Market
    by arni_ph075

I really like the art collection in Tegal Sari, so I put on a quest for its similar paintings but on affordable price..The galleries along Monkey Forest Road are a bit too pricey for my budget, luckily I was able to pass by the Monkey Forest Art Market... Rows of shops selling paintings / replicas of local Ubud artists...

I have check almost all shops there, and was able to find Kerta Asih Shop, Wayan Asih, ( the wife) was very nice and their shop got lots of variety on ubud arts, the price is also the most competitive.

What to buy: Traditional Ubud paintings, your choice if with frame or just rolled canvas..The frames with Balinese woodcarvings is a nice touch and also very cheap.

The photos below shows different art style of Balinese artists, I really like the Balinese dancer painting, the stroke used by the artist is really different, kind of ringlets ..just like the paintings I adore in Tegal Sari...

I'm not exactly an art collector, but in Bali, i bought a lot. Very nice souvenir and really good prices.

What to pay: Your 100 usd will go a long long way, lots of paintings already. Bargain bargain!

Address: Monkey Forest Art Market, Money Forest Road Ubud
Directions: Look for Wayan Asih in the Monkey Forest Art Market, its at the far end of the art market.
Theme: Art

Review Helpfulness: 2.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Jun 2, 2007
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