Put It In Print: Hung Liu Honors The Women Of China

By Nancy Garrett for the GEORGETOWN VOICE on January 26, 2018

Hung recreates the portraits with realistic depth, the women are surrounded by animals and flowers depicted in the traditional two-dimensional Chinese style...This juxtaposition, combined with Hung’s use of floating circles—a reference to the Chinese calligraphic marking for the end of a sentence—creates a layered effect that brings these often-forgotten Chinese women into dynamic detail for the viewer...

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Hung Liu is an UC San Diego Department of Visual Arts MFA Alumna. For more about her work, please visit:

Image is courtesy of Artist Hung Liu and the GEORGETOWN VOICE.

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