Hung Liu is active/lives in California, Texas / China. Hung Liu is known for mod real oriental figure and genre painting.
Biography Hung Liu
A student artist in the People's Republic of China during the Cultural
Revolution, Hung Liu emigrated to San Francisco and pursued through her
paintings the way that visions from the past affected her
Asian-American identity. Many of her works on based on
documentary photographs, but she obscures her images with abstract
expressionism. Butterflies and birds are common symbols in her work,
with their flight symbolizing transcendence and liberation.
her childhood in the 1950s, her family fled their home for food, and
her father was captured and arrested by Communist troops, and forty-six
years passed before she saw him again.
She was "re-educated" during the cultural Revolution and was sent to
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