fan ho 100 photographs
Fan Ho is a 70 year old Chinese photographer and director who divides his time between San Jose, Hong Kong and Taiwan. Called the Ansel Adams of Hong Kong, Fan Ho has a brilliant eye for composition and master skills as a printer. His photography has earned him many awards, been featured at many exhibitions and resides in the permanent collection of SFMOMA.
A retrospective of his work entitled “Fan Ho 100 Photographs” (images) is on display in Palo Alto at Modernbook through November 2. Most of the prints are vintage from the 1950s on silver gelatin and they feature people and scenes from Hong Kong. Modernbook has also published Hong Kong Yesterday, a 112 page cloth bound collection of Fan Ho’s gorgeous early work. Stop by the great store and enjoy these wonderful photographs.
Modernbook: 494 University Ave, Palo Alto, CA (650) 327-6325