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Cultural Revolution (1966-1968)

Scatter the old world, build a new world
Designer unknown (佚名)
Ca. 1967
Scatter the old world, build a new world
Dasui jiu shijie, chuangli xin shijie (打碎旧世界创立新世界)
Size: 37x26 cm.
Call number: BG D29/184 (IISH collection)

A Red Guard at work. The smashing is not just meant symbolically. Property of 'rightists', monasteries, temples and other things considered old, bourgeois or decadent are literally smashed to pieces.
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