In May Juche 102 (2013) Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un visited the Mansudae Art Studio in order to provide on-site guidance to the work of creating the portraits of President Kim Il Sung to be on display in the Victorious Fatherland Liberation War Museum, which was being built afresh.
Feasting his eyes on the portraits of the President, who led the Fatherland Liberation War to a brilliant victory, portrayed vividly in such a way as to show his ennobling personality, he put forward a guideline to be maintained in the work of the officials and creators of the art studio.
He earnestly said as follows: It is the unanimous desire of the Korean army and people to display in the museum the works depicting the images of the President that shows his immortal exploits in leading the war to victory. What is fundamental in creating fine art works that portray the President is to represent as they were his images etched in the minds of our army and people. This principle should be regarded as an iron rule in the creation of works depicting the leader.
It was, indeed, a valuable instruction which would serve as a guideline in creating art works depicting the images of the leader.