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.