background

My City Was Gone

Mark Bessire, director of the Bates College Museum of Art

Mark Bessire, director of the Bates College Museum of Art

17 artists show their response to a disorienting urban transformation in China. Emphasizing photography, the exhibition portrays the cities through three wide lenses: the changing forms and meanings of public monuments; the forests of skyscrapers springing up like bamboo; and the street-level scenes that are disappearing as those skyscrapers hoist residential living into the heavens. [More...]



Comments are closed.

  • More stories, photos from Bates Magazine