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What’s the Point?

Pointing fingers is rude. W. Eugene Smith, British actor, playwright, and composer, Noel Coward, 1949 In western cultural codes and etiquette, we are taught not to point fingers at people, as it is unacceptable. Quite naturally, being pointed at is … Continue reading

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Sheng Qi’s Memories

Sheng Qi, Memories (Me), 2000 Sheng Qi, Memories (Mao), 2000 Sheng Qi, Memories (Mother), 2000 Sheng Qi on Memories: The record of my left hand records Me from 1965 to the present. The imperfect left hand + old photos . … Continue reading

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Wu Yinxian and the Victorious Party

Wu Yinxian, Get Organized, Yan’an, 1943 Taken during the Sino-Japanese war, this photograph of Mao Zedong comprises one in a series of images made by Wu Yinxian that effectively cemented the career of Wu and further elucidated the power and … Continue reading

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