painting in someone’s garage in Bali, covered in dirt and ripped. “I could only see the woman’s face, and I was so charmed by it. I had to restore it.”
Since the figure appears to be royalty dressed for a ceremony, Saint Dizier bought Balinese jewelry to mount on pedestals, which he then placed on small shelves attached to a limestone wall
. “I wanted to be playful about featuring the jewelry, to play on the idea of a woman taking her jewelry off before getting into the bath,” he says.