What is it about?
This article (written in English) examines how the Art of Socialist Countries Exhibition, held in Moscow, 1958-59, affected the local and global productions, circulations, and receptions of socialist realist plastic arts in Asia and Eastern Europe during the post-Stalinist era.
Photo by Steve Harvey on Unsplash
Why is it important?
This study probes how the cultural politics of the Thaw led Asian socialist countries to create their distinctive national art forms partly through the racialized media of ink painting.
Read the Original
This page is a summary of: Politics of the Thaw at the Crossroads of Internationalism: North Korea and the Art of Socialist Countries Exhibition in Moscow, 1958-1959, Journal of History of Modern Art, June 2022, Korean Association for History of Modern Art, DOI: 10.17057/kahoma.2022..51.008.
You can read the full text:
The following have contributed to this page