Printed in North Korea

The Art of Everyday Life in the DPRK


Born in 1961, the British landscape architect, documentalist and writer Nicholas Bonner has lived over the past twenty years in Beijing, base from which he organizes cultural exchange programs with North Korea. His interest in the art of this country has taken him to gather a large collection of prints that Phaidon presents in the book Printed in North Korea: The Art of Everyday Life in the DPRK. The volume brings together more than 200 works dating back since 1950, and invites to explore a culture that is practically unknown in the West, offering insight into the unique social, economic, and political conditions in which the North Korean artists live and work... [+]

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