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  1. Contextualizing Chinese propaganda posters Ephemera and Archives Rice University Chao Center for Asian Studies, Houston 2-4 December 2011

  2. What are posters?

  3. Xuanchuan hua (propaganda images) • Nianhua (New Year’s prints) • Huapian (“posters”)

  4. Yan’an, 1942

  5. everything must change

  6. Mao’s observations: “Literature and art [must] become a component part of the whole revolutionary machinery, so they can act as a powerful weapon in uniting and educating the people ...” “What we demand is a unity of politics and art, a unity of content and form, a unity of revolutionary political content and the most perfect artistic form possible.” (Mao Zedong, Yan’an, 1942)

  7. Nianhua (New Year’s prints) • Youhua (oil painting) • Shuifenhua (water colors) • Mubanhua (blockprints) • Zhongguo hua (“Chinese” painting) • Diaoke, suzao (carvings, statues) • Xuanchuan hua (propaganda images)

  8. Ha Qiongwen

  9. Numbers

  10. Consumption

  11. Jin Hun 金婚

  12. Wang Gui and Anna 王贵与安娜

  13. 286 pages with 250 color illustrations978-3-7913-4389-1€ 19,95, US$ 24.95, £ 14.99Prestel Verlag, Munich, 2009

  14. http://chineseposters.net