Jane Portal: Art under control in North Korea

by Philip Gowman on 17 April, 2006

in Asides, Books on Art, Books on DPRK, North Korean art

Art Under Control - Jane PortalJane Portal: Art under control in North Korea
Reaction Books / British Museum Press, 2005, 192pp
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An interesting, easy to read book cataloguing the different art forms in North Korea. Some of the works, particularly poster art, have been on display in the Korean gallery in the British Museum. The book carefully avoids making judgements about the quality of the work.

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