“The principle of the movement is whoever is not included is excluded, whoever is not with me is against me, so the world loses all nuances and pluralistic aspects that have become too confusing for the masses.” (Hannah Arendt, The Origins of Totalitarianism) North Korean Propaganda Poster
Last of Us by Olly Moss - I think this is beautiful. It was conceived as artwork for a vinyl release of the 'Last of Us' soundtrack, and at first glance it can appear to be a silhouette of a woman with an afro which is often associated with music. The bright colours hide the ugliness underneath. The typography is subtle to not detract from the main image.
This portrait of Kim Jong-un, painted by Vasily Galaktionov and called Liberator of Korea, was given as a gift to the North Korean leader by Anatoly Dolgachev, a legislator from Russia's Far Eastern Region
Ikenaga Yasunari, 1965. Japanese painter Ikenaga Yasunari's [池永康晟] serene and soothing portraits of modern women evoke a dreamy nostalgia through their faded golden hues and elegant floating poses. Using a Menso brush, mineral pigments, and soot ink on linen cloth, Yasunari continues the ancient tradition of Nihonga painting while simultaneously bringing modern elements to play, such as present-day clothing styles and floral textile designs. The result is both beautiful and melancholy...