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The Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution must be waged to the end

The Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution must be waged to the end
Designer: Cultural Revolution Collective Painting Creative Group (文化大革命组画创作组)
1976, August
Bombard the capitalist headquarters
Paoda zichan jieji silingbu (炮打资产阶级司令部)
Publisher: Shanghai renmin chubanshe (上海人民出版社)
Size: 54x78 cm.
Call number: BG E15/125 (Landsberger collection)

The title of this poster quotes a big character poster by Mao, in which he accuses other party leaders of treasonous and capitalist points of view and urges his supporters to overthrow his enemies. Big character posters were used extensively during the Cultural Revolution.

Sources:

Ralph Croizier, "Hu Xian Peasant Painting: From Revolutionary Icon to Market Commodity", in: Richard King (ed.), Art in Turmoil. The Chinese Cultural Revolution, 1966-76 (Vancouver: UBC Press, 2010)

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