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New Article by Zheng Hongbin

On 28, Apr 2014 | No Comments | In About Liu, America | By Jenn

Well I finished my lecture and I just got back into Los Angeles this past week. I still have a lot of notes to go through, emails to write and many thank you’s to send out! I had a wonderful trip and met some great people and reconnected with some old friends! Stay tuned for the full video of the talk! Meantime I’d like to tell you about a new article by Zheng Hongbin. Read more…

Lecture Accomplished!

On 14, Apr 2014 | No Comments | In About Liu, America, Family Story | By Jenn

So I’m sitting at a cafe at Smith College writing this, finally calm and finally relaxed. Lecture accomplished! I was pretty nervous. I’ve taught and lectured  before but it certainly wasn’t as personal. The night before I was up practicing til about midnight but then my brain wouldn’t shut up until 3AM! Read more…

First Generation of Chinese Artists in Paris

On 08, Apr 2014 | No Comments | In About Liu, America, Family Story | By Jenn

A talk with Jennifer Wong, granddaughter of the important first generation Paris-trained artist Liu Jipiao (1900-1992), and Joan Lebold Cohen ’54, acclaimed historian of modern Chinese art about the First Generation of Chinese Artists in Paris. Read more…

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Family Story

By Gayook

Jennifer’s First Official Lecture!

On 17, Mar 2014 | No Comments | In America, Family Story | By Gayook

Jenn wrote about her first official lecture at Smith College in Massachusetts in April. I’m very excited for her, as this is not only her first official presentation of my father’s work, it is also the first time she will be doing this without the rest of the family tagging along.

My baby is leaving the nest! Again! Read more…

A Friend Comes to Visit…

On 10, Feb 2014 | No Comments | In America, Family Story | By Jenn

I was excited to have Fu Ji, a Chinese exchange student currently at Smith College, whom our family met last February in Paris at the INHA Architectural Exchange Conference come to Los Angeles for a few days to visit. She has been very helpful with translation and research for our family project. It was her and her mother who negotiated the sale of the 1929 China Traveler issues we recently purchased.  Read more…

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Jan
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Family Story

By Gayook

Happy Chinese New Year

On 27, Jan 2014 | No Comments | In America, Family Story | By Gayook

Happy Chinese New Year! “Gong Hei Sun Neen” is Cantonese for Happy New Year. You might also hear “Gong Hei Fat Choy” is also Cantonese for wishing others Prosperity. In 2014 we say goodbye to the Year of the Snake and herald in the Year of the Horse on January 31st: …. the Year of the Horse is a time for all people to go forward confidently in the direction of their goals and dreams, just as the horse gallops at top speed toward its destination. Read more…

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Jan
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China
Family Story

By Gayook

Pay It Forward!

On 13, Jan 2014 | No Comments | In America, China, Family Story | By Gayook

I have mentioned in past blogs that my family and I are so grateful for all the generous help we’ve received in connection with our search for my father, Liu Jipiao’s, art work. These past two weeks we have been given the privilege to “pay it forward”, to help others move towards realizing their dreams. And, I find myself equally grateful to be able to give as well as receive. Read more…

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Dec
2013

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By Gayook

Christmas Memories Past

On 16, Dec 2013 | No Comments | In America, Family Story | By Gayook

The holiday season is upon us, so fast, I don’t know where 2013 went.  It is time like this that thoughts of Christmas memories past with my parents come to mind. Read more…

One Memorable Thanksgiving!

On 02, Dec 2013 | No Comments | In About Liu, America, Family Story | By Gayook

Today, I am in Honolulu with my friends, Jetty and Miller, whom we met via Jenn researching my father’s artwork. I’ve blogged many times how grateful I am to be alive, for my family and friends all over the world. In thinking about what I would write this day, I recall one memorable Thanksgiving at home. Read more…

Food Memories Of My Father

On 18, Nov 2013 | No Comments | In About Liu, America, Family Story, Paris | By Gayook

After this last trip I still find myself still recalling some of the things my father said to me about France. I continue to be amazed at how my childhood perceptions was so wrong! Here are some food memories of my father. Read more…