As the earth is going round in the solar system, so are the countries on it. There is no country in the world that stands still and remains behind. In a like manner, no matter how far Myanmar is said to be lagging behind, it certainly is not standing still. Myanmar is moving forward along with the rest of the world, so are Myanmar artists who do not remain in solitude but are moving along with other artists around the world.
Art in Myanmar has come into closer contact with the outside world after 1988, moving from modern to post-modern. Between 1988 and 2000 was a period of transition for Myanmar art,