by Alina Polianskaya

Cultural Revolution, William Morris Gallery, London- until May 27

The show at the William Morris Gallery features posters, matchboxes and papercuts displaying slogans inspired by communist leader Chairman Mao.

During the rule of communist revolutionary leader Chairman Mao Zedong in mid-20th century China, hordes of traditional works of art and design were destroyed and a new style of heavily-censored, creative work was introduced at the demands of the Government…

Reblogged from Design Week

Image courtesy of William Morris Gallery