Archinect - News 2014-04-19T09:03:00-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/84665657/propaganda-artists-from-north-korea-paint-a-rose-tinted-china Propaganda artists from North Korea paint a rose-tinted China Quilian Riano 2013-10-21T12:15:00-04:00 >2013-10-23T18:45:25-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/9v/9volnwm2tqo14d8p.jpg" width="514" height="372" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>A jovial group of Red Guards bask in the golden glow of cornfields, waving their flags at the magnificent harvest, while a rustic farming couple look on, carrying an overflowing basket of perfectly plump red apples. In the centre of this vision of optimism, where once might have beamed the cheerful face of Mao, stands the twisted loop of the China Central Television (CCTV) headquarters, radiating a lilac sheen.</p></em><br /><br /><p> The Beautiful Future sees icons of Beijing's skyline reimagined by a team of propaganda painters in Pyongyang</p>