LUI LIU (Chinese, b. 1957)Tic Tac Tattoo I, Tic Tac Tattoo II (two works), 2003Oil on panel64 x 48 inches (162.6 x... (Total: 2 Items)
Auction amount: $221,000
Sold: Jun 22, 2014
Lui Liu was born in 1957 in North China, where he developed his artistic skills as a young boy painting posters on the streets at the time of China's Cultural Revolution. He was one of the first group of students since the end of this period in China to study at the Central Academy of Fine Arts. In 1991, Liu moved to Canada where he still lives today, and through separating himself during a shift in the artistic mainstream of China, he is able to provide a uniquely powerful perspective of the two worlds, which allows him to create works of art that appeal to a wide audience. His paintings are known for depicting surreal and absurd images, executed in such a realistic manner with a masterful technique that his paintings often cause the viewer a sense of intrigue filled with unease. Like other surrealist painters, Liu uses his dreams as a means for revealing the seemingly obscure line between what is real and what is imagined or dreamt. What sets him apart is his incredible imagination combined with his use of metaphor with stunning figural portrayals. Liu continues to this day to impress his viewer with his incredible surreal works of art.
Lui Liu Original Art Values Sold at Auction
LUI LIU (Chinese, b. 1957) Tic Tac Tattoo I, Tic Tac Tattoo II (two works), 2003 Oil on panel 64 x 48 inches (162.6 x... (Total: 2 Items)
Sunday, June 22, 2014
LUI LIU (Chinese, b. 1957) Story of Golden Apple vs. History of Siren's Appeal, 1994 Oil on canvas 51-1/2 x 66 inches...
Saturday, May 31, 2014
LUI LIU (Chinese, b. 1957) In the Forest (four works) Oil on canvas 36 x 36 inches (91.4 x 91.4 cm) (each) ... (Total: 4 Items)
Sunday, June 22, 2014
Lui Liu (b. 1957) Dangerous Game, 2000 Oil on canvas 48 x 36 inches (121.9 x 91.4 cm) Signed and dated lower left: ...
Thursday, May 24, 2018
LUI LIU (Chinese, b. 1957) Man in the Moon, 1995 Oil on canvas 36 x 48 inches (91.4 x 121.9 cm) Signed and dated low...
Saturday, November 8, 2014
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