Gao Quan, Yang Keshan, 1979Long live the People's Republic of China
Publisher: People's Fine Arts Publishing House
(Offset, 154x53 cm., two sheets, inv.nrs. BG E13/492-493, coll. Landsberger)
The emblem of the People's Republic of China at the center of a panorama with skyscrapers, an industrial complex, a high speed train, boats, cars, futuristic airplanes and space shuttles. Under Deng Xiaoping, who gradually took control in the late 1970s, the Open Door Policy and the campaign of the Four Modernizations were launched. China had to develop new technology and catch up with international developments in industry and economy.