Post image for Disney and Despotism: Why Governments Buy North Korean Art

As of 2011, North Korea has earned $160 million in commissions from international governments to build and export colossal sculptures. These monuments, with their smooth unwrinkled hands, joyous smiles, and innocent demeanor cover up humanitarian catastrophes with a hokey grin. Thus is the aesthetic of Disney Despotism.

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The price of GIFs is going up. This one retails at $5,800. More after the jump.

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Last but not least, our interview with Deanna Havas!