Chairman Mao goes to Anyuan

Mao zhuxi qu Anyuan
Liu Chunhua - Chairman Mao goes to Anyuan
1968, July
Hebei renmin meishu chubanshe, Beijing (河北人民美术出版社)
106x76 cm.
BG E12/703

Mao as a young man on his way to the city of Anyuan to lead a miners' strike. This oil painting becomes an icon of the Cultural Revolution. The image is reproduced an estimated 900 million times. The poster is to be seen almost everywhere, in houses, factories and offices.

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