A North Korean man being burnt alive
These paintings from a North Korean museum can provoke us to think many things. Are they based on real or imagined truths of war? Are they ridiculous, cliched over-exaggerations? Do they provide an insight into the way North Koreans look at the West?
Are they "true"?
U.S. crimes are on display at the
Sinchon-Ri Museum in North Korea.
A doctor and a priest torture a young boy.
Four soldiers torture a North Korean man.
A U. S. soldier murders a child.
U. S. soldiers round up North Koreans.
Notice that the above painting loosely borrows elements from a famous work by Francisco Goya called The Third of May 1808.
"The Third of May 1808" by Francisco Goya, 1814.
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