The Liu Kuo-sung Reader – Harvard University Press

New Publication
Liu Kuo-sung

Now available online is The Liu Kuo-sung Reader: Selected Texts on and by the Artist, 1950s – Present. Edited by Eugene Y. Wang, Valerie C. Doran, and Alan C. Yeung, and published by @HarvardCAMLab on May 7, 2024, the Reader is the first English anthology on the Taipei-based artist, featuring many previously unpublished and untranslated texts.

The Reader follows the Liu Kuo-sung’s (Liu Guosong) journey from war-torn China, to his education and leading role in Modern art movements in Taiwan, to his rise on the international stage. Comprehensively arranged and richly illustrated, the anthology focuses on themes important throughout the artist’s long and celebrated career: the role of tradition, Modern identity, and creative artistic freedom, and is a must-read for students of Chinese art history and collectors alike.

Eugene Y. Wang, et al., The Liu Kuo-sung Reader: Selected Texts on and by the Artist, 1950s – Present. Cambridge: Harvard FAS CAMLab, 2024 © Harvard University Press

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