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Art, Global Maoism and the Chinese Cultural Revolution

Jacopo Galimbert, Noemi de Haro García, and Victoria H. F. Scott

Abstract

Many people in the West can recognise an image of Mao Zedong (1894–1976) and know that he was an important Chinese leader, but few appreciate the breadth and depth of his political and cultural significance. Fewer still know what the Chinese Cultural Revolution (1966–76) was, or understand the extent of its influence on art in the West or in China today. This anthology, which is the first of its kind, contends that Maoism and the Chinese Cultural Revolution were dominant cultural and political forces in the second half of the twentieth century – and that they continue to exert influence, globa ... More

Keywords: Mao, global Maoism, Maoism, art, Chinese Cultural Revolution, 1960s, propaganda, political art, art history

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9781526117465
Published to University Press Scholarship Online: May 2020 DOI:10.7765/9781526117472

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Jacopo Galimbert, editor
University of Manchester

Noemi de Haro García, editor
Universidad Autónoma de Madrid

Victoria H. F. Scott, editor

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Introduction: the art of contradiction

Jacopo Galimberti, Noemi de Haro García and Victoria H. F. Scott

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