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In Pictures: North Korean propaganda posters

According to a 2008 report by the BBC, David Heather exports North Korean artwork, including propaganda posters, to sell to art collectors. The posters are all hand painted, and are produced at a thirty-acre studio complex in Pyongyang where around 1,000 artists work. This is a sample of some of the posters in Mr. Heather's collection.

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The caption of this North Korean propaganda poster reads "Look! The face of American imperialism."

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A poster from David Heather's North Korean propaganda collection. This poster encourages a healthy lifestyle. It says "Let's learn to swim at an early age."

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This North Korean propaganda poster is from David Heather's collection.

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A North Korean propaganda poster from David Heather's collection.

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This North Korean propaganda poster is captioned, "Let's give a bigger part to the advantages of the socialist treatment system through greater effort."

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