Well-known for his panoramic black and white group portraits of workers at various country work units, 'danweis', Zhuang Hui has presented in this exhibition, entitled 'Ten Years', one hundred colour photographs of people and places he met in everyday life. These incude village shopkeepers, barbers, field workers, farm girls, waitresses; and places such as factory grounds, fields, barber shops, bathhouse, and residential apartments. Zhuang Hui's choice of models, mainly from the grassroots population, and his forthright approach, according to Meg Maggio, curator of the exhibition, can be seen as the artist's affection for and identification with these people, a characteristic of Zhuang's art that gives his photographs their artistic strength.

Artist's biography included.
Alternative title

shi nian zhuang hui she ying zuo pin

Access level

Onsite

Location code MON.ZHH
Language

Chinese - Simplified, 

English

Publication/Creation date

2002

ISBN / ISSN

9628638807

No of copies

1

Content type

artist monograph, 

catalogue

Chapter headings
Zhuang Hui: Embracing the Ordinary - Meg MAGGIO, 馬芝安
Zhuang Hui and His 'Ten Years' - ZHANG Li, 張離
Ten Years: Zhuang Hui's Photography
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Ten Years: Zhuang Hui's Photography, 十年: 莊輝攝影作品