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China: From Mao to Modernity


Magnum photographer Bruno Barbey first discovered China when he accompanied President Pompidou of France on an official visit there in 1973. It was a country in transition, although still under the influence of the Cultural Revolution. Most of the population still wore Mao suits and walls were covered in colorful slogans. Some years later, Barbey returned and saw the effects of Deng Xiaoping's invitation to the people to 'Get Rich'. Nnjing, Suzhou, Macao, Hong Kong, Beijing, Shanghai.... Barbey returned to China many times ...

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China: From Mao to Modernity
2015, Editions Didier Millet, Singapore

ISBN-13: 9789814610094


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