Cartier-Bresson: ‘Red China’ in Color, 1958

Pages from "Red China Bid for a Future," featuring photographs by Henri Cartier-Bresson, as the article appeared in the January 5, 1959, issue of LIFE.
Henri Cartier-Bresson
Henri Cartier-Bresson—LIFE Magazine

In 1958, LIFE sent Henri Cartier-Bresson on a four-month, 7,000-mile tour through communist China during that country's convulsive "great leap forward." Here, the results, from the pages of the magazine. Read More

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