Published on the occasion of a touring exhibition held in New York, Australia, and elsewhere.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 131-132) and index.
Ch. 1. Inventing an Art - Both Balinese and Western -- Ch. 2. The Everyday World of (Mere) Appearances -- Ch. 3. The Magical Story World: A Portfolio of Storytelling Pictures -- Ch. 4. The Real World of Dangerous Powers -- Ch. 5. Masters of Sakti Powers -- Ch. 6. Crossing Cultures -- Appendix: Painters' Profiles and Selected Works.
Images Of Power is a book that will appeal to anyone interested in the arts of Bali and Southeast Asia, Balinese religion and kingship, and issues of meaning in bicultural situations.