A unique Chinese propaganda poster collection from 1950s to 1990s edited by a Chinese team of experts.


ISBN: 9789887928317 Category:


Since 1930s till the end of the 20th century, publicity posters in China had been more associated with purpose beyond commerce. The rise of posters in the new China after establishment in 1949 satisfied the need of social movements, revolution and warfare, playing a significant role at the time. Yet, along with the end of wars and social revolution, as well as the emergence of new media, the influence of posters has declined ever since 1980s. This book presents carefully-selected posters created from the 1950s to 1990s, and categorizes them into the following chapters: leaders, politics, International affairs, military affairs and national defense, economic construction, national unity, and cultural education. The characteristic artistic approaches in these posters will definitely provides readers with a unique reading experience.

Additional information

Weight 1470 g
Dimensions 23.9 x 30.9 cm
Publisher name SendPoints Publishing
Publication date 24 October 2021
Number of pages 240
Format Hardback
Contributors Edited by Lyusheng Chen and Du Chen
Dimensions 23.9 x 30.9 cm
Weight 1470 g


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Lyusheng Chen is the Deputy Director of the National Museum of China and board member of various art institutes.