Forget about the Flashy Names. The Biggest Player in Contemporary Art is …

North Korea!


Works from Mansudae Art Studio exhibited at Queensland Art Gallery

From city fountains to national monuments; from classical to socialist realism, from souvenir painting to quake-proof museums; from rock and bronze sculptures to 3D simulations, Mansudae Art Studio, a North Korean Colossal Monument Factory makes them all. Their works even appeared in the 6th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art curated by Queensland Art Gallery!

 of Bloomberg has the story here. (Now I have my blog linked to a N Korean website, they’re going to track me down for [funny] business)!


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