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Intervening years (1960-1965)

Ha Qiongwen - Long live Chairman Mao
Designer: Ha Qiongwen (哈琼文)
1964, January
Long live Chairman Mao
Mao zhuxi wansui (毛主席万岁)
Publisher: Shanghai renmin meishu chubanshe (上海人民美术出版社)
Size: 76.5x53 cm.
Call number: BG E12/605 (IISH collection)

A famous poster that will cause great problems for the designer during the Cultural Revolution: why did he not depict Mao? And why give prominence to such an elegant, bourgeois woman, instead of showing an ordinary worker?
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1 October, National Day of the People's Republic of China

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