Tag Archives: Art

Mass-based Art and Literature Activities in Full Swing

White- and blue-collar workers, farmers and students in the DPRK are conducting art and literature activities, while bringing their talents into full bloom in the reality vibrant with creation and innovations. Among them is Ri Kwang Suk, a worker at the Sinuiju Cosmetics Factory who is held dear and respected by the people. As she […]

Kim Su Chol and His Painting Pyongyang in the 19th Century

Kim Su Chol, a typical painter of realistic tendency active in the 19th century, was good at painting landscapes, flowers, grass, etc. Typical of his works are A Farmhouse Surrounded by Prunus Mume, A Pine Grove, Waterfalls, Jangan Temple and Kuryong Pool. In particular, the painter gave full play to his skills in drawing Pyongyang […]

Art Exhibition At The Central Youth Hall

An art exhibition was opened with due ceremony at the Central Youth Hall Wednesday to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the Kim Il Sung Socialist Youth League. Displayed at the venue of the exhibition were art works depicting the revolutionary lives and personalities of the peerlessly great men of Mt. Paektu. Art works depicting their images […]

Jong Kwan Chol

Jong Kwan Chol (1916-1983), Kim Il Sung Prize laureate and winner of the title of “People’s Artist,” is one of the most famous artists in the DPRK’s history of artwork. His first work was Scenery of Pothong Gate (painted in 1932), depicting a scene where he frequently painted in his schooldays. But, as the Japanese […]

Kim Jong Un Guides Performance of KPA Art Squad

Supreme Commander of the Korean People’s Army (KPA) Kim Jong Un, first secretary of the Workers’ Party of Korea and first chairman of the National Defense Commission of the DPRK, guided the performance given by the art squad of Large Combined Unit 324 of KPA. Put on the stage were colorful numbers of diverse forms […]

New Poster Produced: A Dynamic Movement for National Reunification

The DPRK produced new posters to call for waging a dynamic movement for national reunification.

The DPRK produced new posters to call for waging a dynamic movement for national reunification. Posters “Let us make a new advance in the movement for national reunification this year, true to the behests of the great leader and general!” and “Let us usher in a new phase of independent reunification, peace and prosperity!” reflect […]