1964 'Long live Chairman Mao'
INTERVENING YEARS (1960-1965)
A famous poster that will cause great problems for the designer during the Cultural Revolution: why did he not depict Mao? And why give prominence to such an elegant, bourgeois woman, instead of showing an ordinary worker?
Designer: Ha Qiongwen (哈琼文)
Long live Chairman Mao
Mao zhuxi wansui (毛主席万岁)
Publisher: Shanghai renmin meishu chubanshe (上海人民美术出版社)
Size: 76.5x53 cm.
Call number: BG E12/605 (IISH collection)