Arts, Culture & Media

From North Korean Propagandist to Satirist in Exile: The Work of Song Byeok


Painting: Song Byeok, Korea

Song Byeok was a propaganda artist in North Korea for the Pyongyang government.

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Now that he's living in South Korea, he does satirical art critical of the North Korean regime, including a painting of Marilyn Monroe's body, with the head of Kim Jong Il.

Jason Strother has the story from Seoul.