Published in the Fashion Eye collection by Louis Vuitton Editions, the book Shanghai by Wing Shya creates the impression of an oneiric film. The book brings together theatrical shots, production stills, street scenes, and sensuous images. As chaotic as it is traditional, Shanghai glitters and intoxicates. In the eyes of Wing Shya, Shanghai becomes a “dare-devil” city. Wing Shya’s way of looking at Shanghai, and his photographic approach as a whole, bears an imprint of cinema. A collaborator of Wong Kar-Wai for nearly 20 years, Wing Shya photographed the solitary scenes in In the Mood for Love, the dilapidated interiors...
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