“For Wisdom and Beauty ” by Chris Rayn, 2005
Statue of a painter in the old Southern capital of Nanjing. Writers, poets and artists had a high reputation in imperial China, same as the scholarly mandarins. For centuries, Confucius' teachings have made wisdom and virtuous acting the measure for a good life.
Project: A Journey Through Time
Chris Rayn's first photo project from the mid 2000s takes you on a visual time travel through a China caught between tradition and modernity, gets you in touch with the people and lets you experience their proud culture and history, reawakening religiousness, old living culture, the difficult time of change and finally the new challenges of the 21st century. (Read More)