10 February, 2020
It has been a success: the exhibition “Henri Cartier-Bresson – China, 1948-49 | 1958” brought 30 900 visitors to the Fondation HCB from October 15th 2019 to February 9th 2020 !
Following its success in Paris, HCB’s China will begin a tour of Asia with a first stop at the Fine Arts Museum of Taipei in Taiwan from April 11th to July 19th 2020. *
The exhibition is an unprecedented account of two key moments in China’s history: the fall of Kuomintang and the establishment of the Communist regime (1948- 1949) and Mao Zedong’s “Great Leap Forward” (1958). It brings together 114 original prints from 1948-1949, 40 prints from 1958, and many archive documents.
* Because of the coronavirus – COVID 19, the exhibition will be presented at the Taipei Fine Arts Museum in Taïwan at a later date.