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Ethan Persoff has a new neat gallery with 35 Anti-U.S. Chinese Political Cartoons, circa 1958-1960. Culled and restored from reviewing hundreds of Eastern newspaper pages and illustrations, this set of 35 images represents what we consider the best late 50s … Continue reading
Morning Sun: a film and a website about Cultural Revolution. A very interesting site with full of information of the Cultural Revolution and its changes in the Chinese culture, with articles, photographs, posters, paintings, artwork, artifacts, audio, badges, videos, suggestions … Continue reading
There is no revolution without propaganda, all kind of propaganda, which includes a lot of printed material, like posters and pamphlets. Propaganda, to be efficent, has be emphatic with it’s message, using strong colours, or powerful messages or, and, be … Continue reading
Happy Chinese New Year! Welcome to the of the Dog!
Everybody is talking about the Google censorship episode in China. Few people understood what this is about, but most people is against what they did anyway. But, what does Google say about it? The Official Google Blog gives Google’s version … Continue reading
Li Zhensheng – the Chinese photography in the Cultural Revolution. Pictures from 1964 till 1976. Li Zhensheng was the one person who, through his unique photographic legacy, could convey this truth on the printed page. A few guidelines were established … Continue reading
Maopost has an impressive collection of vintage Chinese propaganda posters, more then thousand images. Some beautiful posters of movies, sports, culture, education, heroes, socialism, workers, children and others subjects, and calendar cards.
Asia Through the Lens, vintage pictures of China and Japan. Discover the exotic east as it once was – a land of mystery and adventure – slowly beginning to share its secrets with the world as captured on film by … Continue reading
One more Internet celebrity: Sister Furong on the Wired article No Sex, Please, We’re Repressed. Floozie or role model, attention monger or free spirit? For months, China has been debating what to make of its latest internet-born star, a young … Continue reading
Gertrude Bass Warner Collection: hand-tinted images of Japan, China, Korea and Cambodia from 1903 till 1929.