Grandniece of last emperor of China showing paintings at Art! Vancouver

by KEVIN GRIFFIN, May 24, 2016

As a youngster growing up in China, Cecilia Aisin Gioro knew better than to talk about being related to the country’s last emperor. What stopped her was social pressure against acknowledging she was the grandniece of Puyi Aisin Gioro, or Henry Pu Yi, as he was called in the West. Read more …

Cecilia Aisin-Gioro, artist and director in her fine art gallery. She stands before the oil on canvas named ‘The Bride,’ depicting her lifting her red veil. KIM STALLKNECHT / PNG