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TRAVELING EXHIBIT

Wood Block Prints from China

An exhibit of official 1960's Chinese Commune Art


 

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These bright-colored Volk-ish scenes of collective labor with their clear and pretty patterns are in fact like posters and served as a prime form of political instruction in the Chinese Commune. The Communist Party during Mao's regime used art as a tool for propaganda purposes. Mao wrote there is no such thing as art for art's sake the basic task for artists is to create heroic models of workers

 

Number of Prints: 30 Examples
Exhibit Fee: $900.00 plus one-way shipping
Space Required: 180 linear feet
Contact: Museum NECCA
Box 302
Brooklyn, CT 06234-0302
Tel: 1-860-774-8899
Fax: 1-860-779-9291