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Should Jakartans Be Shocked by this Topless Statue?

By Jakarta100bars
I was recently walking in the mall Artha Gading in Kelapa Gading and found this statue of a topless woman.

It made me laugh but I was thinking that in the US or Australia, some mom would have probably asked the management to remove it. See this story for instance about the Department of Justice spending $8,000 to cover topless statues. In Indonesia, kids, families and women with headscarves were walking next to it and nobody seemed to care.

Is it a sign that Indonesians can be more open-minded and less conservative than many foreigners?

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3 comments to '' Should Jakartans Be Shocked by this Topless Statue? "

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  1. Haha true.... Many Indonesians are open minded... You only see demo when someone pays for it to happen...

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  2. Actually, there are many old temple in Indonesia which has similar situation, and we just thinking that it is art and only history-artifact.

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  3. No one give a damn because the statue is not that sensual

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