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Ho Fan  何藩 pinyin He fan

Member of the Royal photographic Society and the Royal Society of Arts, England.
Honorary Member of the Photographic Societies of Argentina, Belgium, Brazil, France,
Germany,  Italy, Singapore.
 

1931

Ho Fan  何藩  ( 1931-2016 ) was born on October 8 th, in Shanghai and grew up 

 

in Guangzhou  China.

   

1944

His father gave him a Rolleyflex twin-lens camera, for his birthday, which played

 

a determining role in his life.

   

1948

He moved with his family in Hong Kong.

 

He began taking photographs of Hong Kong through its markets, and streets.

   

1961

He joined Shaw Brothers Studio as an actor and later as an assistant

 

in the movie : The Swallow.

   

1964

His first short film Big City Little Man, won the Honor Award Cetificate,

 

at the JapanInternationa Film Festival.

   

1958/1965

Eight times, he was named one of TheTop Ten Photographers of the World,

 

by the Photographic Society of America.

   

1969

He directed various studios in Hong Kong and Taiwan.

   

1980/1986

As Visiting Professor, he taught the art of Film-making and photography,

 

in Hong Kong and Taiwan.

   

1995

Giving up film as an actor and production manager, he joined his family,

 

in San Francisco United State,  and decided to resume his negatives from

 

Hong Kong .

   

2014

Simultaneously, he exhibited Hong Kong Memoir  in the United States at Modernbook

 

Gallery in San Francisco, and in China, at AO Vertical Space, in Hong Kong.

   

2015

He received The Honorary Award for his entire career.

 

That same year, he returned to his archives in search of unpublished works.

   

2016

On Sunday, June 19, in San José, he passed away from pneumonia, at the age of 84.

 

 

2017

Publication of Portrait of Hong Kong, a collection of unpublished images of Hong Kong

 

from the 50s and 60s, cropped by the artist shortly before his death.

   
 

Danièle Sicard

   


 

Collections  selection

 
China    

Hong Kong

M +

 

Hong Kong

Heritage Museum

 
     
United States    

Cleveland

Contemporairy Art Museum

 

San Francisco

Modern Art Museum

 

Santa Barbara

Art Museum

 
     

France

 

 

Paris

National Library BN

 
     


   
  exhibitions  selection
   

2014

30.10 31.01 A Hong Kong Memoir Solo exhibition  A.O. Vertical Art Space  Hong Kong

 

China

2014

06.11 31.01 A Hong Kong Memoir Solo exhibition Modern Book Gallery San Francisco

  United States

2015

07.09 31.10 Into the Light Solo exhibition M 97 Space Project Shanghai  China

2015

13.12 29.02 2016 Figures of Speech Photography Center  hanghai China

2016

10.09 12.11 On the Stage of Life Solo exhibition M 97 Gallery  Shanghai  China

2017

22.03 13.04 Fan Ho: Remembering the Past of Hong Kongers Lotus gallery Hong Kong  China

2017

15.12 08.03 2018 Cantonese Photography Mirrored - Transition Of Pearl River Delta Photography

 

In Parallel To Global History Musée d'Art du Guangdong  Guangzhou  China

   
   


   
 

Ho Fan                                                                                  www.fanhophotography.com/

 

 


 
 

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Fan Ho - Hong Kong Yesterday

 

Fan Ho

MB Editions

 

Hong Kong Yesterday

 
 

28 cm x 24 cm

 
 

112 p

 
     
     
     
     
     
       
       
Fan Ho - The Living Theatre   

Fan Ho

MB Editions

 

The Living Theatre

 
 

28 cm x 24 cm

 
 

176 p

 
     
     
     
     
     
       
       

Fan Ho - A Hong Kong Memoir

 

Fan Ho

MB Editions

 

A Hong Kong Memoir

 
 

28 cm x 24 cm

 
 

128 p

 
     
     
     
     
       
       


 
 

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