Invitation to Gayook’s Celebration of Life Memorial

Dear Friends and Family, My brother, Matthew and I would like to invite you all to participate in a Celebration of Life for our mother, Gayook Wong (1943-2021) Mom loved to travel and she was able to do just that the last 10 years of her life. But this does make holding a memorial for…

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Art Deco Society of New York Recorded Presentation

Maybe you missed Jennifer’s lecture at the Art Deco Society of New York’s “Liu Jipiao (刘既漂): The Father of Chinese Art Deco” or maybe you want to watch it again. Well there’s a full recording of the event! To access the full recording of the event please click the link below and register online to access…

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Art Deco Society of New York Lecture

I will finally be giving a lecture in NYC (well virtually in NYC) My grandfather lived in NYC in Yorktown (Upper Eastside) in the late 1940’s, early 1950’s and it’s always been the home of my heart. Please see below the Art Deco Society of New York’s “January Deco Doings”. https://www.artdeco.org/liu-jipiao-chinese-art-deco

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In Loving Memory – Gayook Wong (1943-2021)

With deepest sadness…My mother, Gayook Wong, eldest daughter of Liu Jipiao, passed away on Wednesday, September 1, 2021. She died peacefully at home, surrounded by her loved ones after battling cancer (GIST) for over 10 years. In the end, the cancer was too aggressive for the medications out there. But she was lucid and still…

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Hong Kong Lecture Media and Poster

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.

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Art Deco Lecture in Hong Kong!

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. 

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Shanghai Deco – Documentary Screening with Q&A

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…

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Thank You China Society!

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…

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Lecture On the Queen Mary, August 20th!

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…

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Shanghai Daily News!

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…

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