Issue 13:3&4 | November 1993 | Contemporary Arts of the Region
Contemporary Arts of the Region: SE Asia & Australia
Articles on contemporary art from Vietnam, Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore commissioned by local editors. Surveys of the important movements of modern times up to nineties in each country. Tension between traditional cultural expression and internationalism. Art made in response to political conditions and for its own sake. Dawning of western appreciation of contemporary SE Asian art and the beginning of overseas market for the work. Classic snapshot of this exciting time of pioneering new ventures in SE Asia.