Asian-American Art


Japanese-American Art and Artists

Chinese-American Art and Artists


This section of the Traditional Fine Arts Organization (TFAO) catalogue Topics in American Art is devoted to the topic "Asian-American Art including Japanese-American Art and Artists Chinese-American Art and Artists." Articles and essays specific to this topic published in TFAO's Resource Library are listed at the beginning of the section. Clicking on titles takes readers directly to these articles and essays. The date at the end of each title is the Resource Library publication date.

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From Resource Library in chronological order:

Asian/American/Modern Art: Shifting Currents, 1900-1970 (1/13/08)

The Art of Gaman: Arts and Crafts from the Japanese American Internment Camps 1942-1946; excerpt of Preface by Delphine Hirasuna (7/23/08)

A Seed of Modernism: The Art Students League of Los Angeles, 1906-53; catalogue essays by Julia Armstrong-Totten, Marian Yoshiki-Kovinick, and Will South (3/4/08)

A Seed of Modernism: The Art Students League of Los Angeles, 1906-53; texts by Marian Yoshiki-Kovinick and Julia Armstrong-Totten (2/29/08)

The Art of Gaman: Arts and Crafts from the Japanese American Internment Camps 1942-1946 (1/28/08)

Sunshine & Shadow: In Search of Jake Lee (12/17/07)

One Man's Journey: The Paintings of Yan Sun (9/13/07)

The Art of Yan Zhou Xu: A Continuing Journey (12/21/06)

Seonna Hong; essay by Dana Self (11/13/06)

Urban Isolation: Figurative Paintings by York Chang and Yu Ji (11/3/06)

Jun Kaneko: Madama Butterfly (2/18/06)

Embracing Tradition: Ink Landscapes by Arnold Chang, with an interview of the artist led by Nancy Tingley (10/31/05)

Stella Lai: Let's Stop Pretending, with gallery guide text by John D. Spiak (8/24/05)

Isamu Noguchi: Master Sculptor (10/1/04)

The Art and Poetry of Yun Gee (11/20/03)

Teng Hiok Chiu's Artistic Journey: West to East; essay by Debra J. Byrne (5/28/03)

Tales of Yellow Skin: The Art of Long Nguyen (4/7/03)

Hung Liu: Strange Fruit (11/22/02)

Dong Kingman: Watercolor Master (11/1/02)

The Narrative Paintings of Hung Liu (9/6/02)

Cross-Cultural Perspectives: Recent Works by Mei-ling Hom, Yongsook Kim-Lambert and Ben Yu (7/17/02)

Mint Museum Acquires Rare Rookwood, Kataro Shirayamadani's Dragon Vase (3/10/01)

An American Diary: Paintings and Prints by Roger Shimomura (10/14/00)

Patrick Nagatani at The Center for Creative Photography (10/6/00)

Zhe-zhou Jiang, Chinese Ink and Watercolor Paintings (8/28/00)

Great Nature: The Transcendent Landscapes of Chiura Obata (8/14/00)

Beyond Ethnic Stereotypes: Contemporary Chinese American Artists (8/4/00)

Woodcuts by Hiratsuka: A Master in Our Midst (6/3/99)


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