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    Meet China's Coolest Progressive Photo Artist

    Wang Qingsong takes months to stage breathtakingly huge photo murals.

    Wang Qingsong is both the most celebrated and the most controversial photographer in China. The photos below take him months to stage, arrange, and recruit models for, printing out to murals that span whole walls. And because of his artwork's social-critical bite, he's had his negatives confiscated by the police. Below are some of his breathtaking works, and the Chinese issues he's reflecting on.

    1. The living conditions of Beijing's swelling migrant worker population.

    2. The education system.



    5. The healthcare system.

    6. Food safety.

    7. Surviving in the cities.

    8. Business competition.

    9. Tradition.

    10. And here's Wang's modern interpretation of "Night Revels of Han Xizai," a famous 10th Century scroll.