Artist Song Byeok Lampoons the North Korean Regime

Artist Song Byeok Lampoons the North Korean Regime

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Song Byeok, who once made his living in North Korea painting propaganda posters, was captured and interred in a labor camp when his first escape attempt failed. Today, in South Korea, his pop-art painting depict such images as late dictator Kim Jong Il dressed as Marilyn Monroe.