As an artist, she is known as Yu Ling. She chose the pseudonym so she could show and be judged anonymously. I love this interview, an intimate glimpse into Lucy's life. One From the Archives: Brush with Fame: Lucy Liu | Art & Culture | HUNGER TV
Brush with Fame: Lucy Liu, under the pseudonym Yu Ling in 1993. Seven years ago, the 42-year-old bought a live-in art studio, and enrolled at the New York Studio School. Using her own name for the first time, she recently exhibited in London’s Salon Vert gallery.