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Country Report


Bali High Art

Gallery Report

Adrian Vickers

FAIZAL, Travelling in the Blue Car, 1993, oil on canvas, 50 x 40 cm.

Bali is up to its neck in art: every main road, tourist spot and market is packed with 'artshops'. Everyone in Bali may be an artist, according to the old cliché, but the scale of mass production for tourism seems to have little to do with quality. There is a schizophrenic side to the Bali art scene, for in the Indonesian world of high art Bali occupies a central

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