China: rivoluzione–evoluzione. Manifesti della Propaganda (1949–1983)

8 March – 23 April 2017This exhibition is now closed
Tuesday to Sunday 10am–8pm
€6 full, €4 concessions
As of 17 March: €9.50 full, €7.50 concessions
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The exhibition, curated by Massimo Scaringella, showcases posters and original paintings used as a basis for printed matter between 1949 and 1983, the period of Mao Tse Tung and the “Cultural Revolution”. These works belong to the Hafnia Foundation, which boasts one of the world’s largest collections of Chinese propaganda. The exhibition is divided in four parts: Company, Industry, Socialism and Painting, through which the history of this material is presented.

Image Credits 1–Wei Kuizhon, God's warriors on the water, 1966; 2–Zhang Yuqing, Every year we increase the harvest, 1958; 3–Sao Zuotang, I want to be a scientist when I grow up, 1982