Title: The Chinese Photobook: From the 1900s to the
Authors: Edited by Martin Parr and Wassink Lundgren
The Chinese Photobook reveals for the first time the
richness and diversity of this heritage.
This volume is based on a collection compiled by Martin Parr and
Beijing / London based Dutch photographer team Wassink Lundgren. And
while the collection was inspired initially by Parr's interest in
propaganda books and in finding key works of socialist realist
photography from the early days of the Communist Party and the Cultural
Revolution era, the selection of books includes key volumes published
as early as 1900, as well as contemporary volumes by emerging Chinese
Each chapter explores one body of work in depth through informative
texts and a portfolio of images.
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