Pin Up as Propaganda

A fabulous review of an exhibit about how pin up styles and women in provocative poses were used in a war of propaganda between the two Koreas.

Published on July 20, 2017 by Jieun Choi A woman with curled up hair and enamel white pumps flashes her legs in an archetypal Marilyn Monroe posture — wind blows from below, ballooning up her flowing dress, which she pushes down just before revealing too much. “WHO’S STOPPING YOU?” “IF YOU RUN, IT TAKES JUST FIVE MINUTES!” […]

via Ppira: Women’s Bodies as Bait in Propaganda War Between Two Koreas — To Inform is to Influence



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