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Bruno Barbey School girls prepare for the reception of French president Georges Pompidou. In the background: Mao portrait and slogans "Long live the People's Republic of China. Long live the Union of the people (...)
Bruno Barbey CHINA. Zhejiang. Hangzhou. 1973. ZHOU ENLAI, Prime Minister of the People's Republic of China during a cruise with the French president Georges Pompidou on the West Lake. © Bruno Barbey | Magnum Photos
Bruno Barbey The Guard of Honor of the Popular Army of Liberation. Airport. Shanghai. China. 1973. © Bruno Barbey | Magnum Photos
Bruno Barbey CHINA. Shanghai. A woman has her hair curled at a beauty parlour. 1980. © Bruno Barbey | Magnum Photos
Bruno Barbey Mural painting of cultural revolution's trinity the worker, the farmer and the soldier. Shanghai. China. 1973. © Bruno Barbey | Magnum Photos
Bruno Barbey Music classes in the Municipal Children's Palace. Shanghai. China. 1980. © Bruno Barbey | Magnum Photos
Bruno Barbey Children playing ping-pong in front of the Hu-Nan factory. Workers' district of Tchao Yang. Shanghai. China. 1980. © Bruno Barbey | Magnum Photos
Bruno Barbey Huxingting tea house in the gardens of Yu Yuan. Shanghai. China. 1980. © Bruno Barbey | Magnum Photos
Bruno Barbey CHINA. Shanghai. 1980. Queueing to buy bred in a shop with price regulations. © Bruno Barbey | Magnum Photos
Bruno Barbey CHINA. Shanghai. 1980. A Chinese couple, in western rented clothes, poses for a wedding photo. © Bruno Barbey | Magnum Photos
Bruno Barbey YuYuan Gardens. Shanghai. China. 1980. © Bruno Barbey | Magnum Photos
Bruno Barbey CHINA. Shanghai. 1980. A store window on the Nansing Road, a commercial street. © Bruno Barbey | Magnum Photos
Bruno Barbey The traditional exercise Tai Ji Quan is widely practiced in the streets of Shanghai. © Bruno Barbey | Magnum Photos
Bruno Barbey On the road to the hospital near Loshan. China. 1980. © Bruno Barbey | Magnum Photos
Bruno Barbey CHINA. Shanghai.1980. Children in the suburbs doing their morning exercise before school. © Bruno Barbey | Magnum Photos
Bruno Barbey CHINA. Sichuan. Chengdu. 1980. Mural painting glorifying Hua Guofeng, with the slogan "Industry has to follow the model of Daqing." © Bruno Barbey | Magnum Photos
Bruno Barbey Place of Industry with in the background a statue of Mao and the slogan "Be united in support of the Central Committee of the Communist Party, fight for the Four Modernizations to become real." Che (...)
Bruno Barbey CHINA. Sichuan. 1980. Near Loshan. Rice fields. © Bruno Barbey | Magnum Photos
Bruno Barbey CHINA. Guanxian, northern Chengdu. 1980. The Sichuan Province Opera company. © Bruno Barbey | Magnum Photos
Bruno Barbey CHINA. Guangxi. 1980. Pharmacy of Xingping, a village situated on the shore of the river Li near Guilin. 1980. © Bruno Barbey | Magnum Photos
Bruno Barbey Ducks are led down a paved country road. Chengdu. Sichuan. China. 1980. © Bruno Barbey | Magnum Photos
Bruno Barbey The foot of a Buddhist statue, built in the 8th century from a rock cliff (72 meters high). Loshan. Sichuan province. China. 1980. © Bruno Barbey | Magnum Photos
Bruno Barbey CHINA. Macao. 1987. A driver relaxes in his bicycle rickshaw. © Bruno Barbey | Magnum Photos
Bruno Barbey Xingping,in Guilin. A child being carried in the traditional method on the back of its mother. © Bruno Barbey | Magnum Photos
Bruno Barbey The Li river. Xingping, in Guilin. China. 1980. © Bruno Barbey | Magnum Photos
Bruno Barbey CHINA. Xinjiang. Kashgar. 1989. Uygur men leaving the Id Kah Mosque blow on food to bless it for the sick. © Bruno Barbey | Magnum Photos
Bruno Barbey CHINA. Shanghai. 28 March 2010. A Chinese worker installs an advertisement with night view of Shanghai on the Nanjing Road shopping street. 28 March 2010. © Bruno Barbey | Magnum Photos
Bruno Barbey CHINA. Xinjiang. Kachgar. 1989. Cinema posters for the films "In the Hit List", Chinese film from 1988 about the last days of Kuomintang in 1948, and "The Last Emperor", 1987 by Bertolucci. © Bruno Barbey | Magnum Photos
Bruno Barbey CHINA. Shanghai. September 2010. Lovers on the promenade of the renovated Bund against the skyline of Pudongs Lujiazui Financial District in Shanghai. © Bruno Barbey | Magnum Photos
Bruno Barbey CHINA. Shanghai. September 2010.

Urban Future Pavilion of the World Expo 2010 with sculpture "China Kungfu" by Shu Yong, representing Bruce Lee. © Bruno Barbey | Magnum Photos
Bruno Barbey Qingdao. Shandong province. China. 2015. © Bruno Barbey | Magnum Photos
Bruno Barbey Qingdao. Shandong province. China. 2015. © Bruno Barbey | Magnum Photos
Bruno Barbey Young couple in front of an advertising for a pain-free abortion method. Kunming. China. 2013. © Bruno Barbey | Magnum Photos