Washington, DC: Hung Liu
By Ariana Heffner
Hung Liu: "Portraits of Promised Lands"
National Portrait Gallery, Washington, DC
Unveiled on August 27, 2021, just three weeks after the passing of Hung Liu from pancreatic cancer, “Portraits of Promised Lands” was not just a highly anticipated celebration of the artist’s career of five decades, but a vital opportunity for insights into Liu’s life and artistic concerns, including issues of identity.