For Better, For Worse

We've all watched as the collective pressure of a wedding transforms normally reasonable folk into lunatics. But Chien-Chi Chang has taken that experience a step further—he's making art out of the insanity. In his 2002 book I Do, I Do, I Do, the Taiwan-born, New York-based photographer cast a jaundiced eye on the florid excesses of the wedding industry in his native island: the countless gaudy outfits thrown on and off for the wedding portrait, the banquet dinner that could fill the hangar of an aircraft carrier. Chang's perceptive photos showed the ordinary, exhausted people buried beneath the heavy makeup, the...

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