North Korea Art Exhibition Opens at Kim Jong Un's London Embassy

November 5, 2014 10:22 AM

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LONDON — An exhibition of North Korea's favored artists is providing a rare glimpse inside one of the world’s most secretive states. Featuring painters from Pyongyang's premier Mansudae Art Studio, the four-day show was launched Tuesday at the regime's embassy in London — which is located inside a semi-detached home in a quiet suburb.

One of the paintings depicted two British girls smiling on a bridge over the River Thames. "In my first visit to London, I met these two smiling girls and I decided to draw them in my painting," painter Hong Song Il told Reuters. Another artist painted the sea of ceramic poppies that is currently on...

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