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26

Feb
2019

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By Jenn

Hong Kong Lecture Media and Poster

On 26, Feb 2019 | No Comments | In Uncategorized | By Jenn

As you all may have heard, I will be lecturing on March 6th in Hong Kong for the opening of the CityU Exhibition Gallery’s, “Art Deco – The France-China Connection”. The show runs from March 5, 2019 – June 30, 2019. Read more…

Art Deco Lecture in Hong Kong!

On 20, Feb 2019 | No Comments | In About Liu, Architecture, Family Story | By Jenn

I am extremely excited to announce that I will be going t Hong Kong March 2-March 8 to lecture at the opening of the new art exhibit being held at CityU Exhibition Gallery, “Art Deco – The France-China Connection”. The show runs from March 5, 2019 – June 30, 2019.  Read more…

Shanghai Deco – Documentary Screening with Q&A

On 19, Oct 2017 | No Comments | In About Liu, Architecture, China, Paris | By Jenn

So this is a follow up to the lecture I gave last year at the China Society of SoCal. They are showing the documentary film that has footage from  the World Congress of Art Deco in Shanghai and some interview footage of my family. (We have not seen it yet) BUT we will be on hand for Q&A after the movie. Read more…

13

Jun
2017

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Thank You China Society!

On 13, Jun 2017 | No Comments | In Uncategorized | By Jenn

Last Monday, June 5th, I was honored to speak at the China Society of Southern California. I would like to thank Yvonne and Bob for all their support in my research about my grandfather. Thanks to Eugene for helping on the tech side!! I think I forgot to mention this durning the lecture but we were also celebrating my grandfather’s birthday (June 4th, 1900!) Read more…

Lecture At The China Society in June

On 09, May 2017 | No Comments | In About Liu, America, Family Story | By Gayook

When Jenn started to research my father, Liu Ji Piao’s, architectural work during the Art Deco period, we never thought that it would come to a point where others would also want to know about his legacy. Once again, Jenn has been invited to present her grandfather’s work, Read more…

Jenn’s Queen Mary Presentation – A Proud Mother’s Perspective

On 24, Aug 2016 | One Comment | In About Liu, America, Architecture, Family Story, Paris | By Gayook

I was saddened to have missed Jenn’s presentation last November at the Art Deco World Congress in Shanghai, especially since it was where I was born. You can imagine, then, how excited I was to be able to attend Jenn’s lecture on the Queen Mary this past Saturday, August 20th, at the 12th LA Art Deco Festival. And, our whole family attended – my son, Matthew, his baby girl, Cayden, and her mother, Ellen. Read more…

Lecture On the Queen Mary, August 20th!

On 18, Jul 2016 | No Comments | In About Liu, Family Story | By Jenn

I am so excited to announce that I will be speaking on the Queen Mary this year for the 12th Annual Art Deco Festival, August 19th-21st! I am scheduled on Saturday, August 20th at 10am. I will be talking about maternal grandfather Liu Jipiao and his work in Paris and China! I am so excited to be once again telling his story.  Read more…

21

Jun
2016

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By Gayook

HAPPY FATHER’S DAY

On 21, Jun 2016 | No Comments | In Family Story | By Gayook

BaBa,

I want to tell you about your great granddaughter, Cayden Elle.  Part of her Chinese name comes from MaMa, your beloved wife -Phong Yee, Phong meaning Phoenix., symbolizing new life rising from the ashes, a rebirth of our family lineage. Last Father’s Day, she was 6 months old, too young yet for her personality to show. Read more…

07

Dec
2015

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China
Family Story

By Gayook

Jenn’s Triumphant Return!

On 07, Dec 2015 | No Comments | In About Liu, China, Family Story | By Gayook

It’s hard to believe that Jenn’s momentous journey to China is over and she is back home safe and sound. The month just flew by! This past week that she arrived back home has been a whirlwind of activity – unpacking, the excitement of hearing Jenn’s stories of her trip, seeing all the beautiful souvenirs and gifts she brought back with her, and, yes, dealing with jet lag.   Read more…

Shanghai Daily News!

On 16, Nov 2015 | 2 Comments | In Architecture, China, Family Story | By Jenn

We got a write up in the Shanghai Daily News and it’s interesting that that out of all the wonderful lecturers, they only mentioned the Chinese ones (yes, including yours truly) It’s good to be in the majority 😉 It’s been a whirlwind here in China and I promise to post more stories and findings as I find the time and the WIFI access! Read more…