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Alain Delorme, Manufactured Totems:  Posted on The Import

wonderfully surreal photographs of working class Shanghai…

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Alain Delorme, Manufactured Totems on The Import

Looking very much like photo-realistic paintings, these are actually photographs from the brilliantly talented Parisian, Alain Delorme… whether these are elegantly photoshopped or have been rather impressively staged, the one thing that’s a dead-cert is that their alluring beauty is wonderfully mystifying. Evolving from the photographer’s fascination with Chinese workers and their uneasily stacked delivery bikes, this magical collection of images from Shanghai (was) showing at Paris’ Magda Danysz gallery,.”

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