Power and Perspective: Early Photography in China
Power and Perspective: Early Photography in China explores how the camera transformed the way we imagine China.
Photography’s development as a new form of art and technology in the 19th century coincided with profound changes in the way China engaged with the world. The medium evolved in response to war, trade, travel, and a desire for knowledge about an unfamiliar place.
The exhibition features 130 photographs in dialogue with paintings, decorative arts, and prints drawn largely from PEM’s outstanding collections with select loans from public and private collections. Power and Perspective provides aView more
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Mar 12, 2022 - Feb 26, 2023