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"The Last Dynasty: Empress"

By Hung Liu

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Date: 2009

Medium: lithograph

Edition size: Ed. 30

Image size: 50 x 21 inches

Sheet size: 50 x 21 inches

Condition: pristine

Signature: signed

Price: poa


Using anonymous historical photographs as the subject matter of her painting and prints, Liu reconstructs an unknown story. She embellishes the surfaces with lovely drawings of insects, flowers and birds, painterly drips and collage elements that create a veil of time and meaning over her subjects. "...between dissolving and preserving is the rich middle-ground where the meaning of an image is found... My paintings are metaphors for memory and history.”

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