Hung Liu’s Paintings Revolt against “Socialist Surrealism” Propaganda

Artist Hung Liu discusses how working in the fields during China’s Cultural Revolution has influenced her art practice. Listen to her explain how she uses washes, drips, and grainy photographs to respond to the precision of Socialist Realism.

This video originally appeared on sfmoma.org as “Hung Liu on guns, art, history, forced labor, and taboos”

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