Thursday, 31 July 2008

The Art of Propaganda

North Korean PosterDavid Heather collects and sells North Korean Posters, which he buys from a studio complex in Pyongyang, where 1,000 or so artists churn out North Korean propaganda. His book has recently been published: North Korean Posters: The David Heather Collection by Koen De Ceuster and David Heather (CLICK for The BBC has posted a number of examples of his collection on its website (title link). Have you noticed that when we publish propaganda it's called "public information"? Enemy or communist art is given its real name: propaganda.


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