‘Liu Shiming: Life Gives Beauty Form’ on View at Mason Gross Galleries, Rutgers University

 

 

 

‘Looking at Each Other Through the Cage, 1990’. Image courtesy Liu Shiming Foundation.

The Liu Shiming Art Foundation and Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University are pleased to announce the opening of a new exhibition, Liu Shiming: Life Gives Beauty Form.

The exhibition features more than 80 sculptures made over Shiming’s 60-year career, including 27 works that are being exhibited for the first time in the United States. The exhibition also features 12 drawings that illuminate Shiming’s approach to close observational study of the human form and everyday life. The sculptures are subdivided into different categories including:  Portraits of Family, the Henan Countryside, Restoration pieces, Spirituality, General Daily Life, Fairy Tales, and Animal Series. The retrospective will run from July 31 through September 22, 2023, with a public reception on September 6 from 5–8 p.m.

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