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"For the Great Revival of the Chinese People" Sculpture
"For the Great Revival of the Chinese People" Sculpture

The “For the Great Revival of the Chinese People” sculpture (foreground) and the Contemporary Resplendence mural (background) at the National Museum of China. Photo by Kirk Denton, Nov. 2011. 

"Founding of the People's Republic" Exhibit
"Founding of the People's Republic" Exhibit

The “Founding of the People’s Republic” exhibit in Road to Revival. Photo by Kirk Denton, Nov. 2011. 

Chairman Mao Zedong
Chairman Mao Zedong
Chinese Imperialism Cartoon
Chinese Imperialism Cartoon
Confucius Sculpture
Confucius Sculpture

Sculpture of Confucius in the outdoor courtyard of the National Museum of China. Photo by Kirk Denton, Nov. 2011. 

Deng Xiaoping
Deng Xiaoping
Hu Jintao
Hu Jintao
Jiang Zemin
Jiang Zemin
Mao-era Modernization Exhibit
Mao-era Modernization Exhibit

Mao-era modernization exhibit in Road to Revival. Photo by Kirk Denton, Nov. 2011. 

Maoist Cultural Image
Maoist Cultural Image
Nanking Massacre, 1937
Nanking Massacre, 1937
National Museum of China
National Museum of China

Grand entranceway of the renovated National Museum of China. Photo by Kirk Denton, Nov. 2011. 

Old Summer Palace
Old Summer Palace
Republican-Era China
Republican-Era China
The Opium War, 1839-1842
The Opium War, 1839-1842
Tiananmen Square
Tiananmen Square
Xi Jinping
Xi Jinping
Xi Jinping
Xi Jinping
Zhou Enlai
Zhou Enlai