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Chinese-American artist Hung Liu explores themes of human migration and displacement through appropriating Dorothy Lange's iconic images of Depression Era America.

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Chinese artist Hung Liu underwent “re-education” in China, during Mao’s Cultural Revolution. She toiled in the fields 364 days a year for four years, before graduating from the prestigious Central Academy of Art, with cohorts the likes of Ai Wei Wei. Liu immigrated to the U.S. and has since become one of the most collectible contemporary artists of this country. Her works are in the permanent …

Chinese artist Hung Liu underwent “re-education” in China, during Mao’s Cultural Revolution. She toiled in the fields 364 days a year for four years, before graduating from the prestigious Central Academy of Art, with cohorts the likes of Ai Wei Wei. Liu immigrated to the U.S. and has since become one of the most collectible contemporary artists of this country. Her works are in the permanent collections of every major museum from the Metropolitan Museum of Art to the Los Angeles County Museum.

Liu is widely known for transforming the pain and struggle of Chinese workers into …

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725 Canyon Road
Santa Fe, NM, US
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