Pan Yuliang: The Queen of Self-Portraits

Pan Yuliang’s works are a celebration of her Chinese heritage and feminine selfhood. Born in Yangzhou, Jiangsu Province as Chen Xiuqing Pan (1895–1977) was orphaned at the young age of 14 and was adopted by her maternal uncle who renamed her Zhang Yuliang. She was sold into prostitution when she met her future husband, Pan … Continue reading Pan Yuliang: The Queen of Self-Portraits