Zhang Yuqing, 1989The bustling Nanjing Road of Shanghai
Publisher: Shanghai People's Publishing House
(Offset, 53x77 cm., inv.nr. BG E11/988)
Consuming city dwellers fill the scene left by fanatical Red Guards and happy farmers. The new economic policy promises prosperity. This is the most important shopping street in Shanghai, with neon signs and shop windows filled with expensive products. In reality the street was much more crowded in 1989 already - to say nothing of the spectacular development of the Nanjing Road since then...
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