Wang Wenlan: WANG WENLAN: JIA GUO JIJIE 1976-2009. Wang Wenlan: Trifles of Family and Nation 1976-2009. Guangzhou, 2009. 455 pp. B/w photographs throughout. 13x13 cm. Cloth.
A survey of the work of the contemporary Chinese photographer, Wang Wenlan, who documented life throughout China during this period of much change in fine black-and-white images. Shows traditional life throughout China juxtaposed with many images showing the political and economic changes and development. It is good to finally see a publication that shows the work of a particular photographer as practically all such photography in China during this period is anonymous. Dual texts in Chinese and English.
Available, as of: 21/09/2017
Was item 218 in printed List 189.
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