Wednesday, August 11, 2010
Anti-American Art: Now THAT'S Multiculturalism!
Chinese cultural-revolution-era poster from 1970. I'm not sure of the exact translation of the top header but you can bet it's about the peoples of the world and America; for America it's not looking so good. The three little American caricatures in the corner seem to have pissed off pretty much everybody in the world; at least everybody who has donned traditional ethnic attire and grabbed a bayonet for the occasion to stick it to 'em. The Chinese and Albanian delegation has chosen to stay a little further back and wave around Chairman Mao's Little Red Book. On ocean of red flags bring up the rear. Call me what you want but back in the day I went to a couple leftist demonstrations with an ocean of red flags and it was indeed fucking awesome. There were no bayonets that I saw, though. Click on this gem to see it a little larger.