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
Plowing and transport, one machine with many uses, Dantu County
from the series Educated Youth, 1969-1979
Date
1974
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 Frederick Baldwin & Wendy Watriss in honor of Anne Wilkes Tucker on the occasion of her retirement

Current Location
Not on view
Accession Number
2015.363
Classification
Photographs
Provenance

The artist; Frederick Baldwin and Wendy Watriss, Houston; given to MFAH, 2015.