Howard French

Photographs Capture a Disappearing China

With rapid and profound economic and social changes underway in China, many aspects of day-to-day life are being transformed. Several artists have recently made efforts to document the current way of life for Chinese families as...

The Next Empire

In the Atlantic, Howard French, former Shanghai bureau chief for the New York Times, travels through Africa to explore the continent’s relationship to China: Even taking the recent global downturn into account, this has...

Photography: The Landscape Within

Howard French, former New York Times Shanghai bureau chief, spent the summer documenting through photographs the people who live in Shanghai’s disappearing neighborhoods. He wrote an essay about the project for the Times...

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