Tang Desheng’s series Educated Youth, 1969-1979 documents the government program that ordered millions of urban-educated youths to leave their homes and families to live and work with farmers and peasants in rural China.


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Artist
Tang Desheng, Chinese, born 1947
Title
Expressing devotion for the Little Red Book, Fangqian Commune
From the series Educated Youth, 1969-1979
Date
1976, printed later
Medium
Inkjet print
Dimensions
Image: 19 3/4 × 19 3/4 in. (50.2 × 50.2 cm) Sheet: 25 1/4 × 24 1/8 in. (64.1 × 61.3 cm)
Credit Line

Gift of Steven Evans in honor of Anne Wilkes Tucker on the occasion of her retirement

Current Location
Not on view
Accession Number
2015.248
Classification
Photographs
Provenance

The artist; Steven Evans, Houston; given to MFAH, 2015