Return Series
The painting is a true love
story set in the present,
about a woman's longing for
the return of her fiancé.  She
misses and worries about
her fiancé very much,
because he is a soldier in
Iraq.  She is waiting for her
fiancé to come back from the
Middle East, and anticipates
their wedding.  She writes
month after month, now
becoming year after year . . .
.  The painting is showing
the woman's sense of  
"Waiting for his return."
BiLan Liao Gallery                 
This suite of three paintings
represents a narrative, the
theme derived from an
ancient Chinese story
relating to the Chi Bi Zhang
War.  In this ancient time in
China, Xiangyu, was a
person of extraordinary
power, and his wife, Yuji, was
one of the most beautiful
women in the ancient world.  
They loved each other, and
they both were very talented
poets, singers, and
musicians.  The suite asks
the question, "Will he
return?"

Although Xiangyu had
always won in war, finally
however, he made a
mistake, and he lost.  As a
result, he killed himself with
his sword.  His wife followed
him in suicidal death.  
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