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      Artist Dinner Series: Hung Liu in Kansas City

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      October 2, 2019

      Wednesday   6:30 PM

      4420 Warwick Boulevard
      Kansas City, Missouri 64111

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      Artist Dinner Series: Hung Liu

      Taking place on the twenty-fifth anniversary of Kemper Museum’s opening, join us Wednesday, October 2, at 6:30 p.m. for a special private dinner with Kemper Museum Permanent Collection artist Hung Liu. Born in Changchun, China, in 1948, Liu grew up under the Maoist regime and studied mural painting as a graduate student at the Central Academy of Fine Art in Beijing, before immigrating to the United States in the early ‘80s to attend the University of California, San Diego. Known for paintings based on historical Chinese photographs, Liu’s subjects over the years have been sex workers, refugees, street performers, soldiers, laborers, and prisoners, among others, challenging the documentary authority of historical Chinese photographs through her reflective process. A two-time recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship in painting, Liu also received a Lifetime Achievement Award in Printmaking from the Southern Graphics Council International in 2011, and has been called “the greatest Chinese painter in the United States.” Meet the artist, learn more about Liu’s work, her deep connections to Kemper Museum and Kansas City, and enjoy a remarkable menu inspired by the artist.  Price: $500 per person *price includes drinks, dinner, and gratuity  Please let us know any dietary restrictions by emailing by September 25. Building on the history of unique culinary events hosted by Kemper Museum's Café Sebastienne under the direction of Executive Chef Rick Mullins, join us for a special series of Twenty-Fifth Anniversary Artist Dinners exploring the art and artists of our time with a remarkable artist-inspired menu each night. For more information visit

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