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Aug
2015

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In About Liu
Family Story

By Gayook

My Son Matthew’s Birthday!

On 25, Aug 2015 | No Comments | In About Liu, Family Story | By Gayook

Tuesday, August 25th is my son, Matthew’s, birthday and he will be 46. I was wondering why Jenn asked if I wanted to write a blog for this particular birthday, and what it had to do with my father? Naturally, it is because Matthew became a father on December 28, 2014 to a lovely and lively baby girl, Cayden Elle. She is, without a doubt, the love of his life. And, ours too I might add! Read more…

World Congress on Art Deco Wrote About Us!

On 07, Jul 2015 | No Comments | In About Liu, Family Story | By Jenn

We were so excited to read the World Congress on Art Deco’s blog, Liu Jipiao & the Birth of Chinese Art Deco. Thanks to Tina Kanagaratnam for a wonderful homage to my grandfather. I also appreciate being allowed to do a quick fact check before they promoted the article. Please enjoy! Read more…

Remembering My Father

On 23, Jun 2015 | One Comment | In About Liu, America, Family Story | By Gayook

I’ve already mentioned in other blogs that, before Jenn discovered my father’s place in Chinese history, I knew him only as a broken man, depressed and distant. It not only saddened me throughout my childhood, I believed he didn’t love me. What I finally understood with this new information was that it had nothing to do with me. Read more…

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Jun
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In China
Family Story

By Gayook

A Daughter’s Gratitude; A Mother’s Tribute!

On 08, Jun 2015 | No Comments | In China, Family Story | By Gayook

Since Jenn let the cat out of the bag about her presenting at the World Congress on Art Deco in Shanghai in November, I won’t go into all the factual details. However, as a very proud mother, I am entitled to some bragging rights. (For the Chinese and our Ancestors, please excuse this American part of me!) Read more…

Presenting at the World Congress on Art Deco in Shanghai!

On 25, May 2015 | No Comments | In China, Family Story | By Jenn

We have exciting news! (Did the title gave it away?) Our family has been invited to present at the first World Congress on Art Deco to be held in Asia this November! Historic Shanghai will be hosting the event. They are Shanghai’s oldest historic society, founded in 1998 by Tess Johnston, William Patrick Cranley and Tina Kanagaratnam. Read more…

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Jul
2014

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By Gayook

The Legacy Continues!

On 14, Jul 2014 | No Comments | In Family Story | By Gayook

The Legacy Continues! I am going to be a grandmother for the first time!  My son Matthew’s baby girl is due to make her debut at the end of December, beginning of January. Needless to say, the family is overjoyed and busily preparing for the new arrival. I am already knitting a layette set. Read more…

New Exhibition in Hong Kong!

On 16, Jun 2014 | No Comments | In About Liu, Family Story, Paris | By Jenn

We are happy to announce that Liu Jipiao will be involved in a new exhibition in Hong Kong this summer! We also would like to wish all you dads out there a Happy Father’s Day! Read more…

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Jun
2014

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In About Liu
Family Story

By Gayook

Happy 114th Birthday, BaBa!

On 09, Jun 2014 | No Comments | In About Liu, Family Story | By Gayook

Another year has gone by since I wrote about my father on his birthday on June 4th, 2013.
Happy 114th Birthday, BaBa!

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Congratulations Fu Ji!

On 02, Jun 2014 | 2 Comments | In America, Family Story, Paris | By Jenn

This is just a quick  shout out to Fu Ji! Happy Graduation!

Fu recently graduated from Smith College after a successful exhibit and lecture in which I had the honor to participate.

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In Loving Memory of My Mother Suzanne Liou

On 12, May 2014 | No Comments | In About Liu, America, Family Story | By Gayook

While this website is  primarily about my father’s artwork, with Mother’s Day just past, my thoughts naturally turn towards my mother and the part she played in our lives. So this is in loving memory of my mother Suzanne Liou. Read more…