“Assenting Voices”

Wednesday, 20 January 2016 by

“Assenting Voices” by  Jason Farago http://artforum.com/index.php?pn=picks&id=49606&view=print ArtForum / November 20, 2014–January 23, 2015 With the massive hack of Sony’s e-mail servers this month and the canceled release of The Interview, a bro comedy about a plot to assassinate Kim Jong-un, the threat and the mania of North Korea has once again entered the terrain of culture.

Assenting Voices: Agitprop Art in North Korea by Mary Hrbacek http://culturecatch.com/art/assenting-voices-korean-art CultureCatch / December 23, 2014 – 14:18     Curated by Dr. Thalia Vrachopoulos, Assenting Voices presents twelve oil paintings on canvas and thirteen posters by North Korean print-making collectives. Two “Social Realist” style posters were created as early as 1956 and 1960, but the majority of