Three Elderly Entertainers, Beijing
|Dimensions||Image: 14 1/2 x 14 1/2 in. (36.8 x 36.8 cm)
Paper: 24 x 20 in. (61 x 50.8 cm)
Mat: 26 x 24 in. (66 x 61 cm)
|Print medium||Photo-Gelatin silver|
Your Mirror: Portraits from the ICP Collection
Inspired by August Sander’s photographic record of the German people, Liu Zheng spent seven years documenting people throughout rapidly modernizing China. Liu searches for moments in which archetypal Chinese characters, like these entertainers in traditional dress, are encountered in incongruous places.
Purchase, with funds provided by the ICP Aquisitions Committee, 2002