The social and economic transformations sweeping through China have been accompanied by a simultaneous revolution in the country's photographic artsand showcasing its most outstanding exponents is the exhibition "Between Past and Future" at the Seattle Art Museum until May 15. The exhibition explores the legacies of China's imperial and Maoist past, as well as the effects of rampant development on the country's culture and landscape. An astonishing diversity of work is on display, from Cui Xiuwen's video Ladies Roomwhich looks at the social dynamics of the new China from the perspective of a nightclub powder roomto Huang Yan's beguiling Chinese Landscape-Tattoo,...

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