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National Portrait Gallery: Promised Lands


Docent-Led Virtual Tour 
First Large-Scale Retrospective of the Works of Hung Liu





ChaiVillageLA will have the opportunity to take a docent-led tour of a very special exhibit, "Hung Liu: Portraits of Promised Lands." We will virtually tour the National Portrait Gallery of the Smithsonian Institution. 

"The story of America as a destination for the homeless and hungry of the world is not only a myth. It is a story of desperation, of sadness, of uncertainty, of leaving your home. It is also a story of determination, and—more than anything—of hope."  --Hung Liu, 2017.

Hung Liu (1948-2021) was a contemporary Chinese-born American artist, whose multilayered paintings established new frameworks for understanding portraiture in relation to time, memory and history. Often sourcing her subjects from photographs, Liu elevated overlooked individuals by amplifying the stories of those who have historically been invisible or unheard.

Having lived through war, political revolution, exile and displacement, Liu offered a complex picture of an Asian Pacific American experience. Her portraits speak powerfully to those seeking a better life, in the United States and elsewhere. 




 
 Zoom Link Address:
 https://smithsonian.zoom.us/j/89981423166?pwd=Ui9TaStZUTk1czBxdjd5T3FGQmlJdz09


Meeting ID: 899 8142 3166

Passcode: 841259


If you need Zoom assistance, contact Lorna Belman at 310-729-7823 or lornabelman@gmail.com.  (Devorah will be on an airplane!)


 


When:
Friday, November 19, 2021, 10:00 AM until 11:15 AM
Where:
Zoom

Additional Info:
Event Contact(s):
Lorna Belman
310-729-7823 (c)
Category:
Village-Run Event
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