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Click Into the Hermit Kingdom (36)

Kings Urged to Appreciate Paintings Highlighting Toils of Ordinary People

By Yang Sung-jin


The media hype of the ongoing sex-and-lies scandal is a personal disaster for U.S. president Bill Clinton. Yet it is a blessing for political cartoonists who are now milking the topic for all its worth. While these cartoonists pander to a wide spectrum of satire-hungry consumers, Korea's history tells us of a time when artists catered to a much more specific audience -- kings.


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