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Bruno Barbey’s Passages in Shanghai

Work from Bruno Barbey’s iconic ‘Passages’ to be shown at Shanghai International Photographic Art Festival

Bruno Barbey

Bruno Barbey YuYuan Gardens. Shanghai, China. 1980. © Bruno Barbey | Magnum Photos

To mark the publication of Bruno Barbey’s career-spanning tome Passages, his work will be shown at the Shanghai International Photographic Art Festival. A selection from Passages has been curated by Jean Loh.

Bruno Barbey The Amazon river. Leticia, Amazonas, Brazil. 1966. © Bruno Barbey | Magnum Photos
Bruno Barbey US bombardment, after the battle of An Loc. South Vietnam. 1972. © Bruno Barbey | Magnum Photos

For over half a century, Bruno Barbey has travelled all over the world and found his voice both as an artist and an explorer. Becoming a member of Magnum at age 25, his work is a testament to 55 years of history and reflects his sensibility and insatiable thirst for the unknown.

Bruno Barbey Demonstration against the construction of the Narita Airport and the war of Vietnam. Tokyo, Japan. 1971. © Bruno Barbey | Magnum Photos
Bruno Barbey Paris Riots. Paris, France. May 6th, 1968. Signed Silver Gelatin Print, 12x16". Additional sizes available. © Bruno Barbey | Magnum Photos

Passages is the catalogue of Bruno Barbey’s career-spanning retrospective exhibition of his work. Now, Passages, is, for the first time available in Chinese. The book is written by Bruno Barbey and Carole Naggar, with a preface by Jean-Luc Monterosso. The Chinese version is translated by Xu Feng.

Published by Beijing United Publishing Co.,Ltd. & Post Wave Publishing.

Work from Passages is exhibited at the Shanghai International Photography Festival, February 28 – March 5, 2017.
Shanghai Art Palace
Pudong 161 Shangnan Lu, Near Guozhan Lu

Bruno Barbey A boy plays in the Riviere of Galets. Reunion. 1991. © Bruno Barbey | Magnum Photos