Flowers from the Sky


Brenda Louie grew up during China’s Cultural Revolution. She walked out of the country looking at the stars as she waited for her bound-foot grandmother to catch up. An extraordinary journey led her to Stanford. Her message is about the hope for humanity to. “We have the sky. The rain and the sun come from the sky on old people, young people, rich, poor — all colors and races, not honoring and blessing one place, but coming down from above for everybody unconditionally. And on that vast scale, our petty troubles fade away. I want my title [of her work] to be a metaphor for something like that.” This interview shares more about a remarkable artist whose work is reminiscent of Georgia O’Keefe’s.

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