Cold War Culture & the CIA Ep63

In this episode we look at the story behind the the CIA secretly funding art at the height of the cold war.

Contrasting Styles

American Abstract Expression was a very free and Avant Guarde Artform. This was in great contrast to the State controlled Soviet Artform of Socialist Realism.

Socialist Realist Art

American Abstract Expressionism

Jackson Pollock Artwork (Photo by Ed Shipul)
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