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Modernization (1978-1988)

Sun Yi - Special Economic Zones - China's great open door
Designer: Sun Yi (孙艺)
1987, February
Special Economic Zones - China's great open door
Tequ - Zhongguo kaifangde damen (特区-中国开放的大门)
Publisher: Renmin meishu chubanshe (人民美术出版社)
Size: 105x77 cm.
Call number: BG E13/354 (Landsberger collection)

Traditional red Chinese doors open to a vista of skyscrapers, with flags of foreign countries above. A literal representation of China's 'Open Door Policy' to promote the Special Economic Zones, such as Shenzhen and Xiamen. These Zones were meant to attract foreign investment with a reduction of bureacracy and taxes.
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