No. 1 (1), Beijing

Object Details

Title:

No. 1 (1), Beijing

Artist/Maker:

Rong, Rong (Chinese, born 1968)

Culture:

Chinese

Places:

East Asia, People's Republic of China (Place created)
Beijing, East Asia, People's Republic of China (Place depicted)

Date:

2000

Medium:

Hand-colored gelatin silver print

Dimensions:

Sheet: 60.7 × 50.5 cm (23 7/8 × 19 7/8 in.)

Copyright:

© Rong Rong

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Couple standing with their backs to the camera, looking at a small burned cinderblock hut, with mountains in the background. The woman is wearing a white silk dress, and the man is naked. Another woman, wearing a full white dress, lies on the ground beside them.

Exhibitions
Photography from The New China (December 7, 2010 to April 24, 2011)
  • The J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center (Los Angeles), December 7, 2010 to April 24, 2011
Bibliography

Rong Rong, Ruin Pictures, exh. cat. (New York: Chambers Fine Art, 2001), p. 36.

Hung, Wu. Rong Rong and Inri: Tui-Transfiguration (China: Timezone 8 Ltd., 2004), p. 105.