Hung Liu:

Daughter of China, Resident Alien

Published by American University Museum, Washington D.C. ©2016, Introduction ©2016 Jack Rasmussen “Daughter of China, Resident Alien” ©2016 Jeff Kelley “Dual Citizen” ©2016 John Yau, Conversation between Jeff Kelley and Peter Selz

84 pages

Recognized as America’s most prominent Chinese artist, Hung Liu is mostly known for paintings based on historical Chinese photographs. Over the years, her subjects have included prostitutes, refugees, street preformers, soldiers, laborers, and prisoners, among others.


Hung Liu:

American Exodus

Published by Nancy Hoffman Gallery Interview by Rachelle Reichert ©2016 Nancy Hoffman Gallery

116 pages

At first glance, the idea of Hung Liu creating a series of paintings based on the photographs of Dorothea Lange might seem a strange departure for a Chinese-born artist whose best-known work has largely centered on her native country.


Hung Liu: Qian Shan

Published by Nancy Hoffman Gallery


68 pages

Hung Liu’s grandfather, Liu Weihua - who helped raise and educate her - was China’s most important scholar on the subject of Qianshan, a cluster of nearly one thousand mountain peaks in Northern China where Taoist and Buddhist monasteries have co-existed for centuries.


Hung Liu: Apsaras

Includes essay by Jeff Kelley

©2009 Hung Liu

22 pages

This catalog includes Hung Liu’s most recent oil paintings created for Apsaras, her monumental one-person exhibition at the Nancy Hoffman Gallery.


Hung Liu:

Now and Then

by Alan Atkinson

©2008 The University of Oklahoma

84 pages

Hung Liu’s first American museum exhibition features intimate scale drawings, watercolors, and oils from the Cultural Revolution juxtaposed with monumental oil paintings from 1996 to 1997 created in her Oakland, California studio.


Hung Liu:

ZZ (Bastard Paintings)

Hung Liu: Daughter of China by Meredith Tromble, Za Zhong Bastard Paintings by Glen Helfand, and the Za Zhong series by David Salgado

©2007 Nancy Hoffman Gallery and Hung Liu

48 pages

A catalogue accompanying the first major exhibition of Liu’s multi-layered resin and pigment works with images inspired by historical Chinese photographs.