Artist Hung Liu’s work blurs history, memory

By Angela Hill for San Jose Mercury News on February 25, 2013

“In China, when I went to the best art institute in Beijing, everything was so tight, so compartmentalized, only focused on one discipline-you did sculpture only, or drawing only or mural only. It’s different here in America,” Liu said.

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Hung Liu, of Oakland, a Chinese-American artist and Mills College professor of art, stands in front of her 1994 work consisting of 200,000 fortune cookies atop the crossroads of railroad tracks entitled Jiu Jin Shan (Old Gold Mountain) at Mills College in Oakland, California, January 21, 2013. (Doug Duran/Oakland Tribune/MCT)