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…

Westlake Museum scroll

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

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…

Chinese Artists in France

New Exhibition in Hong Kong!

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!

Fu Ji at Smith College

Congratulations Fu Ji!

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.

Paris Exhibiton

One Year Anniversary!

It’s hard to believe it’s our one year anniversary!  A year has past since Jennifer designed and launched this blog as a commemoration to my father’s artwork. She also wanted to have it up and running prior to our first trip to Paris, February 2013. There, we attended Jeff Cody’s presentation of my father’s work,…

History of Design 1400-1900 by Bard Design in NYC

History of Design

Back in May of this year we were contacted by Heather MeCormick, Managing Editor of Textbook Projects at Bard Graduate Center in New York City. She and the  editor, Pat Kirkham found our website about Liu Jipiao. They were putting together a text book, History of Design – Decorative Arts and Material Culture, 1400-1900.

Gayook in the Metro

Radio France International Interview

While we were in Paris we did a Radio France International interview. We met Laura our interviewer the first time we were in Paris for the INHA Architectural Exchange Conference. Due to scheduling we didn’t have time to meet up with her until our second visit.

Liu Jipiao and oldest daughter Gayook

Food Memories Of My Father

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.

Water Lilies in Autumn

Post Exhibit Time in Paris!

Well our post exhibit time in Paris was wonderful! After a couple days of receptions for the Art Deco Exhibit at Cite de l’architecture et du patrimione we decided to enjoy Paris! It only rained a couple times but the weather was warm so we walked everywhere!

Wong Family at Art Deco Exhibit Entrance

Our First Week in Paris

Our first week in Paris and so much has already happened!  I will let Jenn fill you in on all the details at a later date but here are the quick highlights and some photos along the way.