Notes Around the World

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People’s Photo Festival

  Surrounded by ancient city walls dating back to 1370s in central China, this year’s 13th Pingyao International Photography Festival opened on September 19 thru 25. Despite large-scale destruction of historical sites during the Cultural Revolution and beyond, Pingyao is a rare jewel that has succeeded in preserving intact the Ba Gua pattern (eight trigrams in Taoism) for its city layout. [...]

The Lost Time

The Taipei Fine Arts Museum has opened a major exhibition of the work of award-winning Taiwanese photographer Chang Chao-Tang, who has chronicled the changes in his country over the past six decades. Time: The Images of Chang Chao-Tang presents more than 400 pieces from 1959 to 2013. These include prints, previously unreleased portraits, and images [...]