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  • Aug 11, 2021

Obituary: Hung Liu (1948–2021)

Portrait of HUNG LIU. Photo by Dres Altizer Photography. Image via Instagram.

On August 7, Hung Liu, a pioneering Chinese-born American painter who spent her career giving voice to the marginalized, passed away at the age of 73 from pancreatic cancer, less than three weeks before the opening of her major survey “Portraits of Promised Lands” at the National Portrait Gallery in Washington, DC.