New Zealand photographer Brian Brake, who was most famous for his Monsoon series. Photo: courtesy of the Doreen Blumhardt Foundation
Jason Wordie
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Then & Now by Jason Wordie

Remembering Brian Brake, photographer who captured 1950s China and monsoons in India

  • The Hong Kong-based New Zealander shot images of Peking between the Great Leap Forward and the Cultural Revolution
  • He got candid photos of Mao Zedong, but it was his series on India’s monsoon that became his best-known work

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New Zealand photographer Brian Brake, who was most famous for his Monsoon series. Photo: courtesy of the Doreen Blumhardt Foundation
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