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Internet Guide for China Studies Newsletter
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20.11.1998

New in IGCS - Culture and Art:

The Chairman Smiles. Posters from the former Soviet Union, Cuba and China

Ed./Corp.: International Institute of Social History, Amsterdam, The
Netherlands
URL: http://www.iisg.nl/chairman/index.html
Language: English.
Self description: "The former Soviet Union, Cuba and China: three countries
where posters played an important political role and got a large amount of
artistic attention as well. This is a selection of 99 political posters,
famous masterpieces next to equally beautiful, but unknown examples, drawn
from the collection of the International Institute of Social History in
Amsterdam."
The site contains 33 posters from China, covering the years between 1950
and 1992. Each poster is presented (if available) with name of designer,
year of production, title, publisher, size, collector, and a short
description with background information. Separate pages with additional
information are provided on: (1) designers; (2) collecting and collectors;
(3) the conservation of posters (NOG fund); (4) this site and the copyright
of the images; (5) postcard reproductions; and (6) further reading.

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With kind regards,

Hanno Lecher ([log in to unmask])

INTERNET GUIDE FOR CHINA STUDIES -- editor
http://sun.sino.uni-heidelberg.de/igcs/

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