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…]

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