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
Country Doctors in a Farming Home Perform Outpatient Surgery, Chengzhang Commune
from the series Educated Youth, 1969-1979
Date
1971, 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 FotoFest International in honor of Anne Wilkes Tucker on the occasion of her retirement

Current Location
Not on view
Accession Number
2015.361
Classification
Photographs
Provenance

The artist; Fotofest International; given to MFAH, 2015.