Hawaii Art History
with an emphasis on representational art
Resource Library essays listed by author name in alphabetical order, followed by articles:
The Golden Age of Painting in Hawaii, 1880-1950
Twenty Years of Painting the Big Island
Resource Library does not contain additional articles or essays dedicated specifically to Hawaii art. As of February 7, 2012 Resource Library does contain 146 pages including the state's name.
Museums and other non-profit sources of Resource Library articles and essays:
Honolulu Academy of Arts
Parker Ranch Art Museum
Other online information:
Artists who painted Hawaii from AskArt.com, with a list of artists
Hawaiian art from Wikipedia
Books, listed by year of publication, with most recently published book listed first:
Arts And Crafts Of Hawaii, By Te Rangi Hiroa, Peter H. Buck. Published by Bishop Museum Press, 2003. Original from the University of California. Digitized Jul 17, 2008. ISBN 1581780265, 9781581780260. 606 pages
Hilo 1823-1923: A Century of Paintings and Drawings, by David Forbes and Thomas Kunichika. Published by Lyman House Memorial Museum. 1984
Sculpture in the Sun: Hawaii's Art for Open Spaces, By Georgia Radford, Warren Radford, Rick Golt. Photographs by Rick Golt. Contributor Rick Golt. Published by University Press of Hawaii, 1978. Original from the University of Michigan. Digitized Nov 13, 2007. 100 pages
Artists of Hawaii: 19 Painters and Sculptors, by Francis Haar (Author), Prithwish Neogy (Author). 168 pages. Publisher: Univ of Hawaii Pr (September 1974). ISBN-10: 0824803388. ISBN-13: 978-0824803384 (could be contemporary)
Master Artists of Hawaii, By Honolulu International Center, Honolulu Academy of Arts, Published by Honolulu Academy of Arts,, 1964. 9 pages
Jennifer Saville: "Hawaii and its People" American Art Review May-June 2001 (Volume XIII, Number 3)
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