© XIAO QUAN, Wang Shuo (author), 1993, Beijing

The Faces of Time

Xiao Quan is known as "the best portrait photographer in China." His masterpiece "Our Generation" takes 10 years to create, recording the most active figures of the literal and art circles in the 1980s - 1990s. Xiao Quan participated and witnessed their lives. Through these images, which are full of tenderness and perseverance, the pain and joy, and the hesitation and adherence of this generation are well reflected. Behind these images is his lasting care for life and his accurate capture of the images of that era. The portraits on show are carefully selected and well printed and framed by Artron. Through these images, history comes alive.