SHL182 - NEW BOOK
Shanghai Library ed: WUYUE DE XIANHUA: QINGZHU SHANGHAI JIEFANG QISHI ZHOU NIAN BANHUA ZUOPIN JI. Flowers Blossom in May: Prints Celebrating 70 Years of Shanghai's Liberation. Shanghai, 2019. 1, 4, 1, 163 pp. Full page colour and b/w plates throughout. 29x29 cm. Boards.
Produced to accompany an exhibition at the Shanghai Library celebrating the liberation of Shanghai by the Communists in May 1949. Shows a large selection of prints, many very accomplished, all with a general or very specific Shanghai theme and dating from the late 1940s through to the present day. A number of prints commissioned for this exhibition. In effect, also a survey of printmaking in China during the Communist era. Introductions in English, otherwise Chinese text. Hard to obtain.
Subjects: Woodcuts Printing
Available, as of: 03/03/2020
Was item 19 in printed List 198.
Record produced by Hanshan Tang Books, www.hanshan.com.