Audio Slideshow: Art and Politics in China

An audio slideshow by the BBC takes us through the history of in contemporary China, from the revolutionary posters of the 1950s and 60s to the 798 district in Beijing:

As China marks the 60th anniversary of Communist rule, Katie Hill, Senior Lecturer in Contemporary Chinese Art at the University of Westminster in London, looks at how art has moved from the realm of propaganda to the international marketplace.


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