President Xi Jinping urges artists to create works that were not just artistically outstanding but also politically inspiring. Photo: Xinhua President Xi Jinping urges artists to create works that were not just artistically outstanding but also politically inspiring. Photo: Xinhua
President Xi Jinping urges artists to create works that were not just artistically outstanding but also politically inspiring. Photo: Xinhua
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Xi Jinping's call for political art evokes bad memories of Cultural Revolution

Some see president's speech to artists as echoing forebear's cultural edict that helped trigger excesses of Cultural Revolution

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President Xi Jinping urges artists to create works that were not just artistically outstanding but also politically inspiring. Photo: Xinhua President Xi Jinping urges artists to create works that were not just artistically outstanding but also politically inspiring. Photo: Xinhua
President Xi Jinping urges artists to create works that were not just artistically outstanding but also politically inspiring. Photo: Xinhua
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