Natascha Gentz : Poster Art of Modern China 1913 – 1997

Natascha Gentz, director of the Confucius Institute for Scotland in the University of Edinburgh, and Yang Pei Ming, Chinese poster art curator, introduce Poster Art of Modern China 1913 – 1997. Featuring 133 original Chinese propaganda posters covering the period 1913 – 1997, the exhibition covers the history of the art form ranging from highly decorative advertising posters styled as Shanghai calendars, through to the newest poster featuring Deng Xiaoping and Jiang Zemin, which was created in 1997. The exhibition is over two floors of Adam House, Edinburgh, until the 11th July 2014. Find out more about the posters and the Confucius Institute at

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