Industrial Landscapes of Socialist Realism

Craig Smith

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    Abstract

    Although industrial landscapes today appear as one of the most alien of art forms, they were once fundamental as backgrounds of socialist realist paintings. This essay examines the legacies of two masters of the genre in China and North Korea—Song Wenzhi (1919-1999) and Chōng Yōngman (1938-1999)—and demonstrates how different revolutionary histories have led to a divergence in legacy and achievement.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)61-65pp.
    JournalMade in China
    Volume2
    Issue number4
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2017

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