{Download eBook} China Author Yann Layma – Andy-palmer.co.uk

China No Western Photographer Is As Intimately Acquainted With China As Yann Layma, Who Spent Nearly Half Of His Twenty Year Career Working There Layma S Reportage Of This Vast Country Is Extraordinarily Complete He Portrays City And Country, Traditional Customs And The Shock Of Modernity And Every Aspect Of Public And Private Life His Style Is Personal And Poetic And He Is Alive To Nuances Of Gesture And Expression From The Classical Architecture Of The Great Wall To The Skyscrapers Of Up To The Minute Shanghai, He Captures The Essence Of One Of The World S Great NationsWith An Introduction By Layma And Five Essays By Highly Regarded Writers Including Dai Sijie, Author Of The Celebrated Novel Balzac And The Little Chinese Seamstress This Smaller, Giftable Edition Of China Will Be A Wonderful Introduction To This Fascinating Country, Filled With Illuminating Juxtapositions Of Old And New

6 thoughts on “China

  1. Jordi Jordi says:

    Libro espectacular con much simas fotograf as de la vida cotidiana de China, los textos breves pero expl citos M s de 400 p ginas para deleitarse Encuadernaci n e impresi n de buena calidad Muy recomendable

  2. Robert Dennison Robert Dennison says:

    This is a very big, heavy book filled with amazing photos that were taken in China over a period of 20 years The composition is breathtaking in many of them You get a taste of the diversity of beautiful lands, people, and traditions in China I was lucky enough to see some big prints of these photos displayed in public, along a sidewalk, along with commentary about where they were shot and what was going on I probably spent half an hour looking at them The pictures are arresting.

  3. M. P. Brady M. P. Brady says:

    This book would have been aptly call A Day in China.Many of the photos in this book look quite random to me.There are too many portaits of gawky chinamen smoking cigarettes.This does however capture many of the goings on in the typical day of modern China with portraits of monks,fisherman,factory workers,etc.There isn t many awe inspiring landscapes and cityscapes in this book although there are some Over all I think this books documentary qualities outway its aesthetic qualities.

  4. Nick Morgan Nick Morgan says:

    An amazing survey of the faces, the landscape, and the urban life of modern China.

  5. Michael D. Bigham Michael D. Bigham says:

    This is a rich, glossy photobook of China I bought the book because my family has ties to China Wonderful pictures, a delight to the eye.

  6. S. H. Lam S. H. Lam says:

    This is physically a huge book, very big and very heavy It is a collection of spectacular photographs of China, plus some very interesting and informative writings I saw it first in a friend s house, and thought it must cost a fortune The price quoted in is amazing low.After lugging it around my living room, I only wish there is a DVD version so that I can look at all the photos on my big computer screen and set up a folder of my own favorites.

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