China to send artists to live and work in rural areas to form a correct view of art.

Posted: December 5, 2014 in Ha Ha, Real Food For Thought

“The creation of art can fly with the wings of imagination … but make sure art workers tread on solid earth.”…Chinese President, Xi Jinping

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In an uncomfortable echo of Mao Zedong, Chinese President Xi Jinping has announced that artists, filmmakers, and TV staff will be sent to live and work in rural villages so that they will “form a correct view of art and create more masterpieces.”
In an uncomfortable echo of the reeducation campaigns of Mao Zedong’s Cultural Revolution, Chinese President Xi Jinping has announced that artists, filmmakers, and TV staff will be sent to live and…
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