Yangshuo. Guangxi, China, 1980. – Magnum Photos

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Yangshuo, in the northeast of Guangxi: a peaceful landscape of clouds and hills, with purplish tones blending gradually into the light sky, brings watercolor to mind. The mountainous shapes appear endlessly reproduced - a resonance or reverberation following a singular rhythm. From the photo book China, the photograph portrays an incredible landscape on the eve of great change, as nature is confronted with fast-approaching urbanization.

Photographer Hiroji Kubota met René Burri, Burt Glinn and Elliott Erwitt in Japan. Between 1979 and 1984, he embarked on a 1,000-day tour of China, during which he made more than 200,000 photographs. His awards include the Nendo Sho (Annual Award) of the Japanese Photographic Society and the Mainichi Art Prize.

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Yangshuo, in the northeast of Guangxi: a peaceful landscape of clouds and hills, with purplish tones blending gradually into the light sky, brings watercolor to mind. The mountainous shapes appear endlessly reproduced - a resonance or reverberation following a singular rhythm. From the photo book China, the photograph portrays an incredible landscape on the eve of great change, as nature is confronted with fast-approaching urbanization.

Photographer Hiroji Kubota met René Burri, Burt Glinn and Elliott Erwitt in Japan. Between 1979 and 1984, he embarked on a 1,000-day tour of China, during which he made more than 200,000 photographs. His awards include the Nendo Sho (Annual Award) of the Japanese Photographic Society and the Mainichi Art Prize.

We are here to help. Please let us know if you have any questions about this or any other Magnum prints. You can contact one of the following print sales associates.

LONDON
Chelsea Jacob
chelsea.jacob@magnumphotos.com
T: +44 20 7490 1771

NEW YORK
Laura Paterson
Chelsea Jacob
chelsea.jacob@magnumphotos.com
T: +44 20 7490 1771

PARIS
Simone Klein
simone.klein@magnumphotos.com
T: +33 1 53 42 50 44

Shipping advisory

We advise on a delivery period of up to 3 weeks for your print. If you would like your print sooner, please contact your local print sales representative for stock information. Collectors prints will be listed at retail value for shipping purposes and customs duties on import are at your cost and not included in your Magnum purchase.