Art Scene China - Contemporary Chinese Art

HUNG LIU - BIOGRAPHY

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1948 Born in Changchun, China
1975 BFA in Education, Beijing Teachers College, Beijing, China
1981 Graduate Degree (MFA Equivalent), Mural Painting, Central Academy of Fine Art, Beijing, China
1986 Master of Fine Arts Degree in Visual Arts, University of California, San Diego, California, USA

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2006

Hung Liu: Matriarchy, Art Scene Warehouse, Shanghai, China
The Vanishing: Re-presenting the Chinese in the American West, University of Wyoming Art Museum, Laramie, Wyoming
Full Circle: Revolutions in the Paintings of Hung Li, Rutgers University, Newark, New Jersey
Hung Liu: Za Zhong – Bastard Paintings, Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York, New York

2005

Hung Liu: Female Radical Nu Zi Pang, Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York, New York
Hung Liu: An Exhibition of New Works, Trillium Press, California
Hung Liu: A Decade of Paintings, Guilford College, North Carolina
The Vanishing: Re-presenting the Chinese in the American West, Salt Lake Art Center, Salt Lake City, Utah & Schneider Museum of Art, Southern Oregon University, Ashland, Oregon & University of Idaho, Moscow, Idaho
Relic: New Paintings, Bernice Steinbaum Gallery, Miami, Florida

2004

Hung Liu: Lament, Art Scene China and Art Scene Warehouse, Shanghai, China
Hung Liu Solo Exhibition, Byron C. Cohen Gallery, Missouri

2003 New Prints by Hung Liu, Paulson Press, California
Geography of Memory: Selected Works by Hung Liu, Monterey Museum of Art, California
Hung Liu: Revolutionary Daughter, Michael Berger Gallery, Pennsylvania
Hung Liu: Toward Peng-Lai (Paradise), Rena Bransten Gallery, California
Hung Liu: Works on Paper, B. Sakata Garo Gallery, California
2002 Painterly Proofs: Prints by Hung Liu, de Saisset Museum, Santa Clara University, California
Hung Liu, Polk Museum of Art, Florida
Strange Fruit: New Paintings by Hung Liu, Arizona State University Museum, Arizona and Boise Art Museum, Idaho. Traveling
2001 Retrospective of Contemporary Paintings by Hung Liu, Ellen Noel Art Museum of the Permian Basin, Texas
Hung Liu, Bernice Steinbaum Gallery, Miami, Florida
2000 New Paintings by Hung Liu, Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco, California
Where is Mao? 2000, The Art Center, Center of Academic Resources, Chulalongkom University, Bangkok, Thailand
1999 Hung Liu, New Work, Steinbaum Krauss Gallery, New York
1998 Hung Liu: A Survey, 1988-1998, The College of Wooster Art Museum, Wooster Ohio, Traveling
1997 Hung Liu: Unfolding Memory Picturing History, BARD, Centre for uratorial Studies, Annandale on Hudson, New York
1996 Parameters: Hung Liu, The Chrysler Museum, Norfolk, Virginia
1995 Hung Liu: The Last Dynasty, Steinbaum Krauss Gallery, New York, New York
1994 Year of the Dog by Hung Liu, Steinbaum Krass Gallery, San Francisco, California
1993 New Work of Hung Liu, Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco, California
1992 Sittings, Bernice Steinbaum Gallery, New York, New York
1991 Bad Women, Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco, California
1990 Trauma, mixed media installation, Diverseworks, Houston, Texas
1989 Goddess of Love and Liberty, Nahan Contemporary Gallery, New York, New York
1988 Resident Alien, an off-site installation of the Capp Street Project, San Francisco, California


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2006

Visual Politics: the Art of Engagement, San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, California
Visual Politics: The Art of Engagement, American University Museum, Katzen Arts Center, Washington, DC
Visage, Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York, New York
Collaboration as a Medium: 25 Years of Pyramid Atlantic, Maryland Art Place, Baltimore, Maryland

2005

Pressing Issues, Pressing Images, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington DC
A Motion Picture, The DeYoung Museum, San Francisco, California
Next New,  San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, San Jose, California
Selected Recent Acquisitions and Highlights, CU Art Museum, Boulder, Colorado
Views from Here: Russian and American Screenprints, Clemson University, Clemson, South Carolina
Artists Interrogate Race and Identity, Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Eve, Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York, New York
Five Presses: Selected Works, Arvada Center for the Arts & Humanities, Arvada, Colorado
Print, Process, Collaboration, Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, Georgia
See the Fine Print: Selected Work from Shark’s Ink,  Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Omaha, Nebraska

2004

Trillium Fund Show, Fort Mason, San Francisco, California
Art of the Americas: Latin America and the United States, 1800 to Now!, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, California
Global Elegies: Art and Ofrendas for the Dead, Oakland Museum of California, Oakland, California
Across The Divide, Gatov and Werby Art Galleries, California State University Long Beach, Long Beach, California

2003 Global Elegies: Art and Ofrendas for the Dead, Oakland Museum of California, California
Inaugural Anniversary Exhibition, Oakland Art Gallery, Oakland, California
Family Ties: A Contemporary Perspective, Peabody Essex Museum, Massachusetts
Seizing the Myths:  Arts of Rebellion, Resource Center for Activism and Arts, Gaea Foundation, Washington, DC
Vertigo: Exhibition and Silent Auction, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, California
2002 Printworks 2002, Key Tower Gallery, Seattle Arts Commission, Art/ Women/ California: Parallels and Intersections, 1950 – 2000, San Jose Museum of Art, California
Collecting Our Thoughts: The Community Responds to Art in the Permanent Collection, San Jose Museum of Art, San Francisco
Text and Subtext - Contemporary Art and Asian Women, Earl Lu Gallery, La Salle-Sia College of the Arts, Singapore. Traveling
1999-
2000
New Work: Painting Today, Recent Acquisitions, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, California
Into the 21st Century, Selections from the Permanent Collections, San Jose Museum of Art, California
The View From Here, Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow, Russia
Millennium Message-Time Capsules, Heckscher Museum of Art and Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service, Long Island, New York
Outward Bound-American Art at the Brink of the Twenty- First Century, Meridian White-Meyer Galleries, Washington, DC. Traveling
1997-
1998
American Stories: Amidst Displacement & Transformation, Setagaya Art Museum, Tokyo. Traveling.
Traditions/Innovations: Four Northern California Arts, Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, California
1996 American Kaleidoscope: Themes and Perspectives in Recent Art, National Museum of American Art, Washington, DC
Gender Beyond Memory: The Works of Contemporary Women Artists, Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography, Tokyo, Japan
1994 Asia/America: Identities in Contemporary Asian American Art, Asia Society Galleries, New York. Traveling.
1993 In Transit, The New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, New York
Society for the Encouragement of Contemporary Art Award, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Francisco, California. Award received.
Mito y Magia en America: Los Ochenta, Museum of Contemporary Art, Monterrey, Mexico

 

Selected Museum & Public Collections

The Metropolitan Museum of American Art, New York, NY
The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC
National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMoMA), California
Asian Art Museum, San Francisco, California
National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, DC
Washington Convention Center, Washington, DC
Library of Congress, Washington, DC
Oakland Museum of California, California
The Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota
The Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco, California
Dallas Museum of Art, Texas
San Jose Museum of Art, California
Santa Barbara Museum of Art, California
Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, Missouri
Fort Wayne Museum of Art, Fort Wayne, Indiana
Boise Art Museum, Boise, Idaho
Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, California