Hung Liu
Music of the Great Earth II, 2008
pigmented inkjet on paper
18 x 90 in.
edition of 20

Hung Liu’s Music of the Great Earth Variations series comprises 8 variations on an image originally realized as a 40 foot wide mural. The imagery is drawn partially from drawings by Liu based on Chinese murals of court musicians, layered with lyrical passages of color and Liu’s trademark washes of linseed oil. The Variations series of prints offers a more accessible take on the Music of the Great Earth mural, scaling Liu’s striking composition down to 18 x 90 inches and introducing new modulations of color and imagery.