Asian American Representational Art: other Web resources




From other web sites:

The Artistic Journey of Yasuo Kuniyoshi is an ongoing online exhibit at the Smithsonian American Art Museum which says: "Born in Japan, Yasuo Kuniyoshi (1889-1953) was among the most important figures in American modernism. He rose to prominence in New York in the 1920s, exhibiting with such notable artists as Stuart Davis, Edward Hopper, Reginald Marsh, and Georgia O'Keeffe." Accessed 8/17

Asian American Artists from Women Artists of the American West, including a listing of artists and a 1998 essay. Accessed August, 2015.

Asian American Arts Centre website. Accessed August, 2015.

Asian American Women Artists Association. See Resources page. Accessed August, 2015.

Asian Art Museum of San Francisco. Accessed December, 2015.

A Working Bibliography of Japanese American Concentration Camp Art [Link found to be expired as of 2015 audit. TFAO is saving the citation for use by researchers.]

Chinese American Museum website with information on exhibits and more. Accessed July, 2014.

Extended Remix: Contemporary Artists Meet the Japanese Print was a 2015-17 exhibit at the Ackland Art Museum, which says: "For Extended Remix, six contemporary artists working across a variety of media have been commissioned to "complete" original eighteenth- and nineteenth-century Japanese prints, with each encounter producing thought-provoking, visually engaging artwork." Accessed 11/16

Hung Liu / Walter Gropius Master Artist Series is a 2014 exhibit at the Huntington Museum of Art which says: "One of the first Chinese artists to study in the United States, Hung Liu is widely regarded for a vast and innovative body of highly evocative paintings, murals, drawings, printmaking and installation. Characterized by the expressive, painterly effects of Western Modernism and Chinese decorative motifs, her work is richly layered. Accessed 3/17

"Japanese-American Animation Artists of the Golden Age" by Amid Amidi, December 4, 2008, from Cartoon Brew LLC. Featires artists working in the 1930s and 1940s. Accessed May, 2014

Japanese American National Museum. Accessed December, 2015.

Japanese Artists in New York Between the World Wars: A New Chapter in American Art by Mitsutoshi Oba, CUNY Graduate Center, from Brickhaus.com. Accessed August, 2015.

Jiha Moon: Double Welcome, Most Everyone's Mad Her is a 2017 exhibit at the Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art which says: "At the heart of the exhibition, Moon presents an installation featuring perceived kitschy elements of Asian home décor: low wooden tables and silk embroidered pillows placed on Japanese tatami mats. Displayed on the various surfaces are her unconventional ceramic works reflecting her interest in the "beautiful awkward" in which she makes reference to a tourist's desire to collect foreign and exotic elements to beautify their houses back home." Accessed 9/17

Kim-chee kismet: five Korean-American artists look at the family, By Sarah Lee and The Life and Work of George Hoshida: A Japanese American's Journey from Japanese American National Museum. Accessed August, 2015.

Korean American Museum. Accessed December, 2015.

The Lure of Chinatown: Painting California's Chinese Communities was a 2014 at the Bowers Museum which says: "The Lure of Chinatown provides a glimpse of the communities before they underwent significant changes following the devastating earthquake in San Francisco in 1906, and urban renewal in Los Angeles in the 1930s. Artists of the Depression era, some of whom were Chinese-American, created positive, stylized images of the quarter using watercolor, reflecting the national American Scene movement of the 1930s and early 1940s. Many of the artists of that era in California admired Chinese art and philosophy and incorporated its aesthetics into their watercolor paintings." Accessed 12/16

One Way or Another: Asian American Art Now is a 2007 exhibit at the Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive which says: "One Way or Another: Asian American Art Now brings together seventeen artists from across the country who challenge and extend the category of Asian American art. Most of the artists grew up in the United States during the 1970s and 1980s, and the diversity of their work highlights boundless influences, from a wide array of art historical practices to popular culture touchstones, drawing on both local and international references." Accessed 3/17

Preliminary Guide to Resources on Asian Pacific American Artists at the Archives of American Art. [Link found to be expired as of 2015 audit. TFAO is saving the citation for use by researchers.]

Qigu Jiang: Ink Portraits and Calligraphy is a 2017 exhibit at the Bannister Gallery which says: "Jiang explores a level of expression in his work that speaks about the colorful and yet sometimes the painful experience uniquely encountered in the living of both China and United Statas. His portrait and calligraphy ink works on paper evoke a world that crosses boundaries and engages the viewer in a dialogue about transculturalism and its societal transformations, in a renewed, postmodern discourse."  Accessed 4/17

Roger Shimomura: An American Knockoff, was an 2015 exhibit at the Hallie Ford Museum of Art at Willamette University, which says: "...this exhibition features the artwork of Seattle native and Lawrence, Kansas-based artist Roger Shimomura whose paintings weave together his childhood interest in comic books, American Pop Art and traditions of Japanese woodblock prints. The resulting art evokes his Japanese ancestry while firmly placing him within the landscape of modern American artistic developments." Includes press release. Accessed January, 2015.

Roger Shimomura: Minidoka on My Mind, was a 2009 exhibit at the Missoula Art Museum, which says: "Roger Shimomura's paintings and prints, including this series, Minidoka on My Mind, address social and political issues of Asian America, and have most often been inspired by diaries kept by his late immigrant grandmother that span the 56 years of her life. Minidoka on My Mind is the fourth major painting series generated by Shimomura based on his World War II internment experience." Includes audio clips by Roger Shimomura. Accessed 12/16

Roger Shimomura: Works on Paper, was a 2014-15 exhibit at the Hallie Ford Museum of Art at Willamette University, which says: "Roger Shimomura: Works on Paper features 26 prints drawn from local and regional collections, including works from his Minidoka Snapshots and Mistaken Identity series, both of which deal with internment camp issues." Includes press release. Accessed 12/16

Something from Nothing: Art and Handcrafted Objects from America's Concentration Camps is a 2017 exhibit at the Thacher Gallery at University of San Francisco which says: "Something from Nothing features over 100 objects created by incarcerated Japanese Americans during World War II. Included are handmade objects, historical artifacts, and photographs from the collection of the National Japanese American Historical Society (NJAHS) as well as two contemporary art installations by Barbara Horiuchi and Marlene Iyemura." Accessed 10/17

The Way of Cheng-Khee Chee: Paintings 1974-2014 is a 2015 exhibit at the Tweed Museum of Art which says: "Experiences and influences of both Eastern and Western art and culture have shaped the six decade artistic career of Cheng-Khee Chee. Born in 1934 in Fengting, southeastern China, the artist emigrated to Britishcolonized Malaysia at age 14. As a self-taught artist, with both Eastern and Western mentors, Cheng-Khee Chee has developed a combined vision that incorporates the processes of Chinese brushwork with Western painting styles. Over the years, Chee has developed and adapted a repertoire of techniques from both East and West that clearly identify his work and have influenced countless students. For the philosophical underpinnings of his creative practice, the artist cites Confucianism and Buddhism as powerful influences." Accessed 3/17

Yuni Kim Lang: Comfort Hair is a 2016 exhibit at the Frost (Patricia and Phillip) Art Museum at Florida International University, which says: "Yuni Kim Lang manipulates textiles to create dynamic sculptures that refer to traditional Korean hair pieces worn by women of high status. These historical hair pieces, also called gache, gained popularity in Korea during the 18th century, signifying the wearer's social status." Accessed 12/16 Also see artist's website. Accessed 12/16

 

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