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date: 24 June 2024

Socialist Realism 

Source:
The Oxford Dictionary of Art and Artists
Author(s):

Ian Chilvers

The name of the officially approved type of art in Soviet Russia and other Communist countries, involving in theory a faithful and objective reflection of real life to educate and inspire the masses, and in practice the compulsory and uncritical glorification of the State. Socialist Realism was an aspect of the dictatorship of Stalin, who was leader of the Soviet Union from the death of Lenin in ... ...

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