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Home / New Series no. 33/2019 / SILVIU-GABRIEL LOHON, Portretul ca armă. Liderului comunist român şi reprezentările sale în artele plastice (The Political Portrait as Weapon. The Romanian Communist Leader and this Art Representations)

SILVIU-GABRIEL LOHON, Portretul ca armă. Liderului comunist român şi reprezentările sale în artele plastice (The Political Portrait as Weapon. The Romanian Communist Leader and this Art Representations)

SILVIU-GABRIEL LOHON
Cercetător ştiinţific III, drd., Institutul de Cecetări Socio-Umane „C.S. Nicolăescu-Plopşor, din Craiova al Academiei Române;
E-mail: gabilohon@gmail.com

Abstract
Socialism was and still is the most seductive political theory of all times. During its almost 250 year journey throughout the timeline of world history, it embraced different forms, names or agents, so that it became a very confused way of thinking sociopolitics. Just as we research the working arrangements of socialism (the socialist political ideas, the ways of implementation of them or, even, the criminal compulsions of it), we will analyze the consequential effects of socialism in postcommunist Romania, especially focusing on the relationship between propaganda, arts and the iconography of Nicolae and Elena Ceauşescu.

Keywords
communism, socialist realism, Ceauşescu family, communist propaganda, iconography.

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