Exhibition “Chines” at Polka Gallery, Paris
Polka Gallery presents “Chines”, an exhibition enlighting Marc Riboud’s interest and fascination for the country and its people, through a selection of arounnd 40 rare prints: large formats, vintages, and also a serie of delicate dye-transfer prints.
A journey into the Orient, from the Hundred Flowers campaign in 1957 to Hu Jintao’s capitalism. “From the Great Leap Forward to the economical boom, from the egalitarian poverty to the nouveaux riches, from the Cultural Revolution to the worshiping of money, I have seen a very “Chinese” China, first enrolled by Mao, rush frenetically to the market economy.”, wrote Marc Riboud.
Polka Gallery, 12 rue Saint-Gilles, 75004 Paris
Open from Tuesday to Saturday, 11am to 7pm, or on appointment.
For more information: the gallery’s website