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Summoning Ghosts by Hung Liu, Acclaimed Chinese-American Artist

  • 11/7/2013 | 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
  • Location: Visual Arts Center, Kresge Auditorium
  • Event Type: Lecture

Summoning Ghosts by Hung Liu, Acclaimed Chinese-American ArtistHung Liu, acclaimed Chinese-American artist, is best known for her iconic, drip-style paintings that feature archival photographs of Chinese people -often women, children, and refugees - merged with symbols from traditional Chinese art. Recently hailed as the "greatest Chinese painter in the U.S." (Wall Street Journal), Hung Liu will speak on her creative practice and personal history. Her work is included in the exhibition "Breakthrough: Work by Contemporary Chinese Women Artists" at the Bowdoin College Museum of Art.