Tiananmen Square

5.8.19

The Tiananmen Square Protests Weren't What Everyone Thought They Were

On the 30th anniversary of Beijing's pro-democracy protests, Patrick Zachmann's photos capture what happened before the Tanks arrived.

11.20.15

China’s Last Communist Village

Nanjie used to be a shining example of communism at work. Today, it's a fading time capsule where young Chinese nationals can indulge their 'Maostalgia.'

7.8.14

Chinese Street Artist Zhang Dali Evolves in New York

“I stopped spray-painting the Beijing streets in 2006,” says Zhang, China’s best-known graffiti artist. “Graffiti is the fashion in China these days and has lost its meaning as protest.” Still, his new show in Manhattan is drawing plenty of die-hards...

6.13.13

There's More to Stuart Franklin Than the Most Famous Photo of the 20th Century

Stuart Franklin is probably best known for his photo of an average-looking man with some groceries defying a line of tanks in Tiananmen Square. He also talked about art school's effect on his work, the difference between approach and style, what "news...

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