N/A - AV0138
Presentation by the artist :
"Since August 2009, I started to work with two hundred models over fifteen days, shooting the 42-metre-long History of Monuments. This work is my reflection on what is told about civilisations, beauties, virtues, standards and norms.
The models are smeared with mud and placed into the carved out contours of the photo backdrop. Chinese traditions are handed down from generation to generation with many documents on the historical figures, poetries, literature, dramas, etc. Often the powerful people like to summarize their achievements during their reign times. So each dynasty has its interpretations of its dynasty and the former dynasties. It is undeniable that many such versions are misguided.
-- Wang Qingsong "
History of Monuments is a 8.4-meter long Leporello (accordion-fold), printed on both sides, and presented in a hard slipcase.
This book is listed in "The Chinese Photobook: From the 1900s to the Present" by Martin Parr & WassinkLundgren to be published in June 2015.
112 pages - Leporello in slipcase
Editions Bessard, 2012
New - Mint condition
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