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Zhou Jun : The Red and the Black

Zhengyangmen, Beijing
Digital C – print
120 x 150 cm
2006

Daqianmen, Beijing
Digital C – print
120 x 150 cm
2006

Sanyuanqiao, Beijing
Digital C – print
120 x 150 cm
2006

Forbidden City #1, Beijing
Digital C – print
120 x 150 cm
2006

Scaffolding Series #2, Tianjin
Digital C – print
150 x 120 cm
2007

Dongzhimen, Beijing
Digital C – print
120 x 150 cm
2006

“The three decades of development China is experiencing – building to a crescendo with the Olympics – are unparalleled in history. The colour red, which I use to highlight specific parts of the photograph, can elicit different responses in people from different countries or cultures – at times, it can even have opposite meanings for people. I want my work to be interpreted differently by people depending on their response to the symbolic meaning of red. In this sense, the work has the potential to reveal international perspectives to common subject matter.” Zhou Jun

Zhou Jun : Red Gate Gallery

Zhou Jun : Galerie Paris-Beijing

Essay : City and Construction: The Works of Zhou Jun by Zhang Zhaohui

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