Communist material culture
An exhibition of original Chinese Propaganda Posters 1969-1979 9 th March – 7 th April 2012
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The Sun Yat-sen suit Sun Yat-sen ( Sun Zhongshan ) (1866-1925), the Provisional President of the new Chinese Republic proclaimed in 1911, is credited with the modernisation of Chinese men's dress.
Maoist model theatre: the semiotics of gender and sexuality in the Chinese ... - Rosemary A. Robertsbooks.google.co.uk - Here is a convincing reflection that changes our understanding of gender in Maoist culture, esp. for what critics from the 1990s onwards have termed its erasure of gender and sexuality.
JSTOR: Born Red: A Chronicle of the Cultural Revolution. Born Red: A Chronicle of the Cultural Revolution, by Gao Yuan. Stanford University Press, Stanford, 1987. xxxii, 380 pp.
Based largely on nineteenth and twentieth-century representations of Chinese dress as traditional and unchanging, historians have long regarded fashion as something peculiarly Western. But in this surprising, sumptuously illustrated book, Antonia Finnane proves that vibrant fashions were a vital part of Chinese life in the late imperial era, when well-to-do men and women showed a keen awareness of what was up-to-date.
The Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution was a mass movement launched in 1966, to remould society and reactivate Communist ideals.
A Century in Crisis: Modernity and Tradition in the Art of Twentieth-Century China Contributions by Julia F.
29 October 2011—22 January 2012 In the Sackler Wing of Galleries, Burlington House