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Art, Global Maoism and the Chinese Cultural Revolution$
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Jacopo Galimbert, Noemi de Haro García, and Victoria H. F. Scott

Print publication date: 2020

Print ISBN-13: 9781526117465

Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: May 2020

DOI: 10.7765/9781526117472

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The Black Panther newspaper and revolutionary aesthetics

The Black Panther newspaper and revolutionary aesthetics

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(p.87) 5 The Black Panther newspaper and revolutionary aesthetics
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Art, Global Maoism and the Chinese Cultural Revolution
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Colette Gaiter
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Manchester University Press
DOI:10.7765/9781526117472.00010

Colette Gaiter’s chapter looks at the work of the American artist Emory Douglas, the Minister of Culture for the Black Panther party, which at the time was subscribing to a political tendency known as ‘intercommunalism’. More expansive than other strands of leftist thought, intercommunalism sought to unite countries of the world in resistance to global capitalism and imperialism. A wave of ‘Black Maoism’ swept through black liberation movements at this time and came to visual life in Emory Douglas’s work on the Black Panther newspaper.

Keywords:   United States, Emory Douglas, Black Panther Party, Mao, Maoism, Chinese Cultural Revolution, 1960ss, intercommunalism, Black Maoism, Pop art

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