Special Deluxe Edition with a suite of 15 signed photographs, plus complete facsmile reprint of NEW PHOTO.
Hand-stitched Leather Case.
This Special Deluxe Edition comes with a suite of 15 signed photographs by: Wang Xu, Guan Ce, Liu Zheng, Jiang Zhi, Zhao Liang, Rong Rong, San Mao, Yan Lei, Zhuang Hui, An Hong, Gao Bo, Liu Anping, Hong Lei, Zheng Guogu, Jin Yongquan.
Each signed and numbered photograph is 16.5 x 11.7 inches (42 x 29.7 cm) in an edition of 40. Special deluxe edition also includes complete facsimile reprint of NEW PHOTO, the seminal underground magazine and forerunner of contemporary Chinese photography, which includes approximately 300 black and white images by these 16 artists.
NEW PHOTO was published from 1996-1998 in four issues by Rong Rong and Liu Zheng with a print run of only 20-30 copies.
New essays by Wu Hung (Professor, University of Chicago), Karen Smith (critic), Christopher Phillips (ICP, New York), Toshio Shimizu (Professor, Tokyo), and interviews with the contributing artists. In custom made hand-stitched leather case.
Published by Carolina Nitsch and Chambers Fine Art, In association with the Three Shadows Photography Art Center.
Edition of 40