Dis/placements Conversation | Hung Liu and Katie Hirsch

SFMOMA: Hung Liu on guns, art, history, forced labor, and taboos

Hung Liu in her own words on working, being educated, and living in China through the 1980s. She talks candidly about her labor in the countryside during the Cultural Revolution, her education in “Socialist Surrealism,” her move to the United States in 1984, and her current artistic practice.

Artist Talk: Virtual Studio Visit with Hung Liu

Go behind-the-scenes of The de Young Open through our three-part virtual event series, the first of which features Hung Liu, one of the renowned artists who served as jurors for our upcoming invitational exhibition for Bay Area artists. Liu will be in discussion with exhibition curator Timothy Anglin Burgard regarding the selection process for The de Young Open as well as the narratives of memory, history, and displacement that are prevalent in Liu’s work.

In Conversation: Artists Consider Dorothea Lange

In Conversation: Artists Consider Dorothea Lange organized by OMCA’s Patricia Cariño Valdez was hosted live on Thursday, June 18, 2020. Please enjoy this online program bringing together Bay Area artist Hung Liu, photographer and videographer, Paul Kitagaki Jr, and OMCA’s Curator of Photography and Visual Culture, Drew Johnson.

Hung Liu Virtual Studio Visit–Long Video, April 2020

Hung Liu virtual studio visit on 23 April 2020. See Hung Liu’s creative process with her own commentary. Additional comments by Dorothy Moss, National Portrait Gallery, Curator of Painting and Sculpture. Recorded live. This is the long video.


Hung Liu Virtual Studio Visit–A Short Segment, April 2020

Hung Liu virtual studio visit on 23 April 2020. This is a segment of the longer video. See Hung Liu’s creative process with her own commentary. Recorded live.


Migratory Seeds, July 2015

Hung Liu Video by Renowned artist Hung Liu’s show, “Migratory Seeds” is currently on display at Turner Carroll Gallery in Santa Fe, until August 10, 2015. In this video, Hung explains the significance of the dandelion, the symbol featured in her newest body of works (oils on canvas).


Artist’s Talk: Hung Liu – Mar 17, 2015

“Four Cantos” by Hung Liu – July 2013

KQED Spark – Hung Liu, Sept 2009

See the process behind Hung Liu’s series of figurative works that uses images from vintage photographs. Original air date: February 2005.

Subscribe To Our Newsletter

Join our mailing list to receive the latest news and updates from our team.

You have Successfully Subscribed!