A Panoramic View of China's Cultural Revolution

The photographer Li Zhensheng documented China’s Cultural Revolution for his local paper in Harbin, but soon started taking pictures that didn’t align with the Community Party dogma and, fearing retribution, hid them.

Li Zhensheng’s photographs of the Chinese Cultural Revolution are perhaps the most complete and nuanced pictorial account of the decade of turmoil ignited by Mao Zedong.