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Hung Liu: Portraits of Promised Lands

Creator:
National Portrait Gallery  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2021-11-09T17:12:54.000Z
YouTube Category:
Education  Search this
Topic:
Portraits  Search this
See more by:
NatlPortraitGallery
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
YouTube Channel:
NatlPortraitGallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_Owl3J8-K8DY

Chi Chen papers, 1946-1972

Creator:
Chen, Chi, 1912-2005  Search this
Type:
Scrapbooks
Citation:
Chi Chen papers, 1946-1972. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Asian American art  Search this
Asian American artists  Search this
Chinese American artists  Search this
Asian American painters  Search this
Theme:
Asian American  Search this
Lives of artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7402
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209559
AAA_collcode_chenchi
Theme:
Asian American
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_209559

Dong Kingman papers, 1938-1942

Creator:
Kingman, Dong, 1911-2000  Search this
Subject:
Federal Art Project (Calif.)  Search this
Citation:
Dong Kingman papers, 1938-1942. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Federal aid to the arts -- California -- San Francisco -- Archival resoureces  Search this
Art and state -- California -- San Francisco  Search this
Watercolor painting -- California -- San Francisco  Search this
Asian American art  Search this
Asian American artists  Search this
Asian American painters  Search this
Asian American illustrators  Search this
Chinese American art  Search this
Chinese American artists  Search this
Asian American educators  Search this
Theme:
Asian American  Search this
Lives of artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7734
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209899
AAA_collcode_kingdong
Theme:
Asian American
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_209899

Seong Moy papers, 1946-1970

Creator:
Moy, Seong, 1921-  Search this
Citation:
Seong Moy papers, 1946-1970. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Asian American art  Search this
Asian American artists  Search this
Chinese American art  Search this
Chinese American artists  Search this
Asian American painters  Search this
Asian American printmakers  Search this
Theme:
Asian American  Search this
Lives of artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8028
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210198
AAA_collcode_moyseon
Theme:
Asian American
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_210198

Tyrus Wong papers, 1932-1963

Creator:
Wong, Tyrus, 1910-2016  Search this
Citation:
Tyrus Wong papers, 1932-1963. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Asian American art  Search this
Asian American artists  Search this
Chinese American art  Search this
Chinese American artists  Search this
Asian American painters  Search this
Asian American illustrators  Search this
Asian American printmakers  Search this
Theme:
Asian American  Search this
Lives of artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9499
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211697
AAA_collcode_wongtyru
Theme:
Asian American
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_211697

Chao-Chen Yang papers, 1945-circa 1970

Creator:
Yang, Chao-Chen, 1910-1969  Search this
Type:
Drawings
Interviews
Sound recordings
Citation:
Chao-Chen Yang papers, 1945-circa 1970. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Asian American artists  Search this
Chinese American artists  Search this
Asian American photographers  Search this
Theme:
Asian American  Search this
Photography  Search this
Lives of artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)10485
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213908
AAA_collcode_yangchao
Theme:
Asian American
Photography
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_213908

Oral history interview with Dong Kingman, 1996 Jul. 3-4

Creator:
Kingman, Dong, 1911-2000  Search this
Andersen, Irene Poon  Search this
Subject:
Andersen, Stanley  Search this
Mills College  Search this
San Diego Museum of Art  Search this
United States. Works Progress Administration  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Citation:
Oral history interview with Dong Kingman, 1996 Jul. 3-4. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Art and motion pictures  Search this
Asian American art  Search this
Asian American artists  Search this
Chinese American art  Search this
Chinese American artists  Search this
Asian American painters  Search this
Asian American illustrators  Search this
Asian American educators  Search this
Theme:
Asian American  Search this
Lives of artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)11545
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)216626
AAA_collcode_kingdong2
Theme:
Asian American
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_216626

Ron Ho papers, 1975-2003

Creator:
Ho, Ron, 1936-2017  Search this
Subject:
Drutt, Helen Williams  Search this
Biskeborn, Susan  Search this
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America  Search this
Society of North American Goldsmiths  Search this
Wing Luke Asian Museum (Seattle, Wash.)  Search this
Citation:
Ron Ho papers, 1975-2003. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Chinese American artists  Search this
Asian American artists  Search this
Asian American jewelers  Search this
American studio craft movement  Search this
Theme:
Asian American  Search this
Craft  Search this
Lives of artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)11565
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)247797
AAA_collcode_horon
Theme:
Asian American
Craft
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_247797

Ching Ho Cheng papers, circa 1950-2014, bulk 1970-1989

Creator:
Cheng, Ching Ho, 1946-1989  Search this
Subject:
Millard, Gregory  Search this
Cohen, Ira  Search this
Cheng-Wilson, Sybao  Search this
Brown, Tally  Search this
Rattray, David  Search this
Myers, Vali  Search this
Seid, Dui  Search this
Type:
Sketches
Drawings
Sketchbooks
Photographs
Scrapbooks
Citation:
Ching Ho Cheng papers, circa 1950-2014, bulk 1970-1989. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Asian American art  Search this
Asian American artists  Search this
Chinese American art  Search this
Chinese American artists  Search this
Asian American painters  Search this
Theme:
Asian American  Search this
Lives of artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)16241
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)370439
AAA_collcode_chenchin
Theme:
Asian American
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_370439
Online Media:

Margaret Carney interviews with ceramicists, 1993-2019

Creator:
Carney, Margaret, 1949-  Search this
Subject:
Woo, Margaret  Search this
Gardner, Paul Vickers  Search this
Type:
Interviews
Sound recordings
Citation:
Margaret Carney interviews with ceramicists, 1993-2019. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Ceramics  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Asian American art  Search this
Asian American artists  Search this
Chinese American art  Search this
Chinese American artists  Search this
Asian American ceramicists  Search this
Theme:
Asian American  Search this
Research and writing about art  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)17415
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)384519
AAA_collcode_carnmarg
Theme:
Asian American
Research and writing about art
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_384519

Oral history interview with Tyrus Wong, 1965 January 30

Interviewee:
Wong, Tyrus, 1910-2016  Search this
Interviewer:
McGlynn, Betty Lochrie Hoag, 1914-2002  Search this
Subject:
Buck, Frank E. (Frank Eugene)  Search this
Jeakins, Dorothy  Search this
Jones, Joe  Search this
Macdonald-Wright, Stanton  Search this
Murry, Jerre  Search this
Newell, Gordon  Search this
O'Hara, Eliot  Search this
Stanley, George M.  Search this
Winter, Carl  Search this
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Tyrus Wong, 1965 January 30. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Painting, Asian  Search this
Chinese American art  Search this
Chinese American artists  Search this
Asian American art  Search this
Asian American artists  Search this
Asian American painters  Search this
Asian American illustrators  Search this
Asian American printmakers  Search this
Theme:
Asian American  Search this
New Deal  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)13010
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)216544
AAA_collcode_wong65
Theme:
Asian American
New Deal
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_216544

Oral history interview with Tyrus Wong

Interviewee:
Wong, Tyrus  Search this
Interviewer:
McGlynn, Betty Hoag  Search this
Creator:
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Names:
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Buck, Frank E. (Frank Eugene), 1889 or 90-1959  Search this
Jeakins, Dorothy  Search this
Jones, Joe, 1909-1963  Search this
Macdonald-Wright, Stanton, 1890-1973  Search this
Murry, Jerre, 1904-1973  Search this
Newell, Gordon  Search this
O'Hara, Eliot, 1890-1969  Search this
Stanley, George M., 1903-  Search this
Winter, Carl, 1906 Jan. 10-  Search this
Extent:
28 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1965 January 30
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Tyrus Wong conducted 1965 January 30, by Betty Hoag, for the Archives of American Art.
Wong discusses making a film for grade schools and UCLA, which was produced by Eliot O'Hara, where he demonstrated Oriental painting techniques and Joe Jones demonstrated American techniques; working as an illustrator for Republic Studio; designing pottery plates for Greenfield Pottery, Gabriel Pottery in Pasadena; illustrations for the Western Art Review magazine; covers for the Los Angeles Times Home Section 1954 & 1955; text and illustrations for Watercolor Portraits, 1949; designing ads for various magazines; and doing watercolors, lithographs, and murals for the WPA, including the Santa Monica Library. Wong recalls Surasawa, Dorothy Jeakins, Nick Berganti, Hideo Dati, Benjy Ocobo, Carl Winter, Stanton Macdonald-Wright, Jerre Murry, Steven LaVerne Dunwell, George Stanley, Gordon Newell, and Frank Buck.
Biographical / Historical:
Tyrus Wong (1910-2016) was a Chinese American painter, designer, illustrator, and printmaker based in California.
General:
Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 2 digital wav files. Duration is 48 min.
Only the second half of this interview was successfully recorded.
Provenance:
Conducted as part of the Archives of American Art's New Deal and the Arts project, which includes over 400 interviews of artists, administrators, historians, and others involved with the federal government's art programs and the activities of the Farm Security Administration in the 1930s and early 1940s.
Restrictions:
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
Occupation:
Sculptors -- California  Search this
Painters -- California  Search this
Designers -- California  Search this
Printmakers -- California  Search this
Topic:
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Painting, Asian  Search this
Chinese American art  Search this
Chinese American artists  Search this
Asian American art  Search this
Asian American artists  Search this
Asian American painters  Search this
Asian American illustrators  Search this
Asian American printmakers  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.wong65
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw983296696-373e-4a57-9b61-c164dae1abc9
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-wong65
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Seong Moy, 1971 Jan. 18-28

Interviewee:
Moy, Seong, 1921-  Search this
Interviewer:
Cummings, Paul, 1933-1997  Search this
Subject:
Booth, Cameron  Search this
Hayter, Stanley William  Search this
Hofmann, Hans  Search this
Vytlacil, Vaclav  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Seong Moy, 1971 Jan. 18-28. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Asian American art  Search this
Asian American artists  Search this
Chinese American art  Search this
Chinese American artists  Search this
Asian American painters  Search this
Asian American printmakers  Search this
Printmakers -- Massachusetts -- Provincetown  Search this
Theme:
Asian American  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12341
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212912
AAA_collcode_moy71
Theme:
Asian American
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_212912
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Fay Chong, 1965 February 14-20

Interviewee:
Chong, Fay, 1912-1973  Search this
Interviewer:
Bestor, Dorothy K., 1913-  Search this
Subject:
Federal Art Project (Wash.)  Search this
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Fay Chong, 1965 February 14-20. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Prints -- Technique  Search this
Asian American artists -- Interviews  Search this
Asian American art  Search this
Chinese American art  Search this
Chinese American artists  Search this
Asian American painters  Search this
Asian American printmakers  Search this
Theme:
Asian American  Search this
New Deal  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12344
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213741
AAA_collcode_chong65
Theme:
Asian American
New Deal
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_213741
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Fong Chow, 2002 February 6

Interviewee:
Chow, Fong, 1923-  Search this
Interviewer:
Carney, Margaret, 1949-  Search this
Subject:
Parker, Glidden  Search this
Alfred University  Search this
Glidden Pottery (Alfred, N.Y.)  Search this
Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America  Search this
Type:
Interviews
Sound recordings
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Fong Chow, 2002 February 6. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Art -- Technique  Search this
Asian American art  Search this
Asian American artists  Search this
Chinese American art  Search this
Chinese American artists  Search this
Decorative arts  Search this
Asian American photographers  Search this
Asian American ceramicists  Search this
Asian American curators  Search this
Ceramics  Search this
Theme:
Asian American  Search this
Photography  Search this
Craft  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12375
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)229517
AAA_collcode_chow02
Theme:
Asian American
Photography
Craft
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_229517
Online Media:

Chao-Chen Yang papers

Creator:
Yang, Chao-Chen, 1910-1969  Search this
Extent:
0.2 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Drawings
Interviews
Sound recordings
Date:
1945-circa 1970
Summary:
The scattered papers of photographer Chao-Chen Yang measure 0.2 linear feet and date from 1945 to circa 1970. Found are artworks, biographical materials, writings, photographs, and printed material. Also included are two sound cassettes with an edited transcript of Yang's oral autobiography. Photographs depict Yang and also include copy prints of Yang's photographic works documenting his career as a professional photographer.
Scope and Contents:
The scattered papers of photographer Chao-Chen Yang measure 0.2 linear feet and date from 1945 to circa 1970. Found are artworks, biographical materials, writings, photographs, and printed material. Also included are two sound cassettes with an edited transcript of Yang's oral autobiography. Photographs depict Yang and also include copy prints of Yang's photographic works documenting his career as a professional photographer.
Arrangement:
Due to the small size of this collection the papers are arranged as one series.
Biographical / Historical:
Chao-Chen Yang (1910-1969) was a Chinese American photographer based in Seattle, Washington. Born Hangchow, China, Yang received degrees in foreign relations and art education from the University of Hwin-Hwa, Shanghai, and became the director of the Department of Art at the Government Institute in Nanking. Coming to the United States in 1934 to work at the Chinese Consulate in Chicago, he took night courses in art at the Art Institute of Chicago from 1935 to 1939. He was transferred to Seattle as Deputy Consul and founded the Seattle Photographic Society in 1941. He served as director of the Northwest Institute of Photography and concentrated in color photo printing processes.
Provenance:
Jean Yang, widow of Chao-Chen Yang donated his papers to the Archives of American Art in 1991.
Restrictions:
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center.
Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Occupation:
Photographers -- Washington (State) -- Seattle  Search this
Topic:
Asian American artists  Search this
Chinese American artists  Search this
Asian American photographers  Search this
Genre/Form:
Drawings
Interviews
Sound recordings
Citation:
Chao-Chen Yang papers, 1945-circa 1970. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.yangchao
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Chao-Chen Yang papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9010266bc-b7db-43fb-992a-f7ab0e523c26
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-yangchao
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Seong Moy

Interviewee:
Moy, Seong  Search this
Interviewer:
Cummings, Paul  Search this
Names:
Booth, Cameron, 1892-1980  Search this
Hayter, Stanley William, 1901-1988  Search this
Hofmann, Hans, 1880-1966  Search this
Vytlacil, Vaclav, 1892-1984  Search this
Extent:
69 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1971 Jan. 18-28
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Seong Moy conducted 1971 Jan. 18-28, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art.
Moy speaks of his childhood in Canton, China; his immigration to Minnesota; the art scene in Minneapolis and Saint Paul in the 1930s; his education; the influence of his teachers, including Cameron Booth, Hans Hofmann, and Vaclav Vytlacil; the influence of Stanley William Hayter; being introduced to printmaking by the WPA art project in Minnesota; his service as a photographer in World War II; his teaching philosophy; and the art scene in Provincetown in the 1970s.
Biographical / Historical:
Seong Moy (1921-2013) was a Chinese American painter and printmaker based in New York City, New York and Provincetown, Massachusetts. Moy was born in Canton, China. He studied at the St. Paul School of Art, Hans Hofmann School of Art and the Art Students League. He was also the director of the Seong Moy School of Painting and Graphics, Provincetown, Massachusetts in the summer.
General:
Originally recorded on 2 sound tape reels. Reformatted in 2010 as 3 digital wav files. Duration is 3 hrs., 19 min.
Provenance:
These interviews are part of the Archives' Oral History Program, started in 1958 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics and others.
Restrictions:
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
Occupation:
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Printmakers -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Asian American art  Search this
Asian American artists  Search this
Chinese American art  Search this
Chinese American artists  Search this
Asian American painters  Search this
Asian American printmakers  Search this
Printmakers -- Massachusetts -- Provincetown  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.moy71
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9b8ddcaa2-93d4-4aa3-a1b6-c54c4e7532c8
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-moy71
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Fong Chow

Interviewee:
Chow, Fong  Search this
Interviewer:
Carney, Margaret, 1949-  Search this
Creator:
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America  Search this
Names:
Alfred University -- Students  Search this
Glidden Pottery (Alfred, N.Y.)  Search this
Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.) -- Employees  Search this
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America  Search this
Parker, Glidden, 1913-1980  Search this
Extent:
27 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Interviews
Sound recordings
Date:
2002 February 6
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Fong Chow conducted February 6, 2002, by Margaret Carney, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, at Chow's home, in New York, N.Y.
Chow speaks of his family, specifically, his grandfather who was sent to Hartford, Connecticutt, in 1874, for schooling, then studied at Columbia University and returned to China, working as general manager of one of the earliest railroads in north China; the schools Chow attended in Hong Kong; working in different media, including painting and photography; attending the Boston Museum School and then Alfred University; his relationship with Charles Harder, the head of the ceramic design department at Alfred; the "wonderful" teachers at Alfred in the early 1950s, including Katharine Nelson in painting, Marion Fosdick in sculpture, Daniel Rhodes and Ted Randall; learning production methods, as well as "studio potters work"; developing forms, new glazes, and decorations at Glidden Pottery; his "famous" pieces for Glidden Pottery, such as "New Equations" and "Charcoal and Rice"; how he became involved with the Metropolitan Museum of Art and his relationship with Alan Priest, curator of Far Eastern art; working at the Met as a curator for more than 20 years; changes at the Met during his tenure there; and his hiatus from making ceramics while working at the Met. He discusses his return to clay in 1983 and his studio near Cooper Union; he describes visiting his best friend from childhood, Pan He, a sculptor in China. He also discusses his health; his wife Chao-Ling and how they met; his current focus on photography. Chow also recalls Glidden Parker, James Romer, Bo Gyllensvard, Sergio Dello Strologo, Theodore Hobby, Paul Bollardo, Norman Arsenault, and others.
Biographical / Historical:
Fong Chow (1923- ) is a Chinese American ceramicist, curator, and photographer from New York, N.Y. Margaret Carney (1949- ) is the director of the Schein Joseph International Museum of Ceramic Art in Alfred, N.Y.
General:
Originally recorded 3 sound cassettes. Reformatted in 2010 as 5 digital wav files. Duration is 2 hr., 41 min.
Provenance:
This interview is part of the Archives of American Art Oral History Program, started in 1958 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics and administrators.
Restrictions:
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
Occupation:
Ceramicists -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Photographers -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Topic:
Art -- Technique  Search this
Asian American art  Search this
Asian American artists  Search this
Chinese American art  Search this
Chinese American artists  Search this
Decorative arts  Search this
Asian American photographers  Search this
Asian American ceramicists  Search this
Asian American curators  Search this
Ceramics  Search this
Genre/Form:
Interviews
Sound recordings
Identifier:
AAA.chow02
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9f01edc96-bb0b-4ce0-bb04-22e0907cd4c7
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-chow02
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Fay Chong

Interviewee:
Chong, Fay  Search this
Interviewer:
Bestor, Dorothy K., 1913-  Search this
Creator:
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Names:
Federal Art Project (Wash.)  Search this
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Extent:
14 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1965 February 14-20
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Fay Chong conducted 1965 February 14-20, by Dorothy Bestor, for the Archives of American Art.
Chong speaks of working for the WPA Federal Art Project (FAP); printmaking methods used; the effect of the FAP on the city of Seattle and on artists; and his post-FAP career.
Biographical / Historical:
Fay Chong (1912-1973) was a Chinese American painter and printmaker based in Seattle, Washington. Chong was born in Kwangtung, China in 1912. He came to Seattle in 1920.
General:
Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 1 digital wav files. Duration is 35 min.
Provenance:
This interview conducted as part of the Archives of American Art's New Deal and the Arts project, which includes over 400 interviews of artists, administrators, historians, and others involved with the federal government's art programs and the activities of the Farm Security Administration in the 1930s and early 1940s.
Restrictions:
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
Occupation:
Painters -- Washington (State) -- Seattle  Search this
Printmakers -- Washington (State) -- Seattle  Search this
Topic:
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Prints -- Technique  Search this
Asian American artists -- Interviews  Search this
Asian American art  Search this
Chinese American art  Search this
Chinese American artists  Search this
Asian American painters  Search this
Asian American printmakers  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.chong65
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw99f7caf79-b8a6-4fbb-959e-2ff905e92d48
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-chong65
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Andrew Chinn, 1991 August 9

Interviewee:
Chinn, Andrew, 1915-1996  Search this
Subject:
Tobey, Mark  Search this
Chong, Fay  Search this
Kangas, Matthew  Search this
Chinese Art Club (Seattle, Wash.)  Search this
Northwest Asian American Project  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Andrew Chinn, 1991 August 9. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Asian American art  Search this
Asian American artists  Search this
Asian American painters  Search this
Chinese American art  Search this
Chinese American artists  Search this
Painting, Modern -- 20th century -- Washington (State) -- Seattle  Search this
Theme:
Asian American  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)11841
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)214616
AAA_collcode_chinn91
Theme:
Asian American
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_214616
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