Shanghai Propaganda Poster Art Centre, Shanghai

4.4
#3 of 98 in Museums in Shanghai
Experience a slice of Maoist propaganda at Shanghai Propaganda Poster Art Centre, a private collection of 20th-century original posters charting a significant period of China's history. Gain an insight into the visual rhetoric of the infamous communist leaders from thousands of posters spread across two rooms, focusing on images of the Cultural Revolution. A specialty gift shop sells reproduction posters, Mao-era antiquities, and original artworks. Make Shanghai Propaganda Poster Art Centre part of your personalized Shanghai itinerary using our Shanghai trip planner .
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  • I guess art is often propaganda. Picasso said it was a weapon. But when it has been commandeered by fascists or other oppressive powers, it looses the freedom to express the artists imagination, creat...  more »
  • The Rough Guide had the museum as one of the top things to do in Shanghai, so I gave it a go and wasn't disappointed. Fascinating to see some of the few remaining propaganda posters from the 1950s onw...  more »
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