Peking Opera, Self-Portrait

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Object Details

Title:

Peking Opera, Self-Portrait

Artist/Maker:

Liu, Zheng (Chinese, born 1969)

Culture:

Chinese

Place:

Beijing, East Asia, People's Republic of China (Place created)

Date:

negative 1997; print 2005

Medium:

Gelatin silver print

Dimensions:

37.1 × 37 cm (14 5/8 × 14 9/16 in.)

Copyright:

© Liu Zheng

Credit Line:

Gift of Dale and Doug Anderson

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Three figures, dressed in traditional Chinese garments, sit and stand in an interior setting. A crowned female figure sits atop a chair at center, a man at left whispering into her ear as a woman holding a fan stands at right.

Exhibitions
Photography from The New China (December 7, 2010 to April 24, 2011)
  • The J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center (Los Angeles), December 7, 2010 to April 24, 2011