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Oral History interview with James Chan Leong, 1972 Oct. 17

Interviewee:
Leong, James Chan, 1929-  Search this
Interviewer:
Cummings, Paul, 1933-  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Painting, Modern -- 20th century  Search this
Art students -- California -- Interviews  Search this
Asian American artists -- Interviews  Search this
Chinese American artists -- Interviews  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)13173
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212839
AAA_collcode_leong72
Theme:
Asian American
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_212839

Oral history interview with Andrew Chinn, 1965 May 24

Interviewee:
Chinn, Andrew, 1915-1996  Search this
Interviewer:
Bestor, Dorothy K., 1913-  Search this
Creator:
Bestor, Dorothy K.  Search this
Subject:
Graves, Morris  Search this
Elshin, Jacob Alexander  Search this
Cumming, William  Search this
Chong, Fay  Search this
Federal Art Project (Wash.)  Search this
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Art and state -- Washington (State) -- Seattle  Search this
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Asian American artists -- Interviews  Search this
Chinese American artists -- Interviews  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12153
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213368
AAA_collcode_chinn65
Theme:
Asian American
New Deal
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_213368

Oral History interview with James Chan Leong

Interviewee:
Leong, James Chan, 1929-  Search this
Interviewer:
Cummings, Paul  Search this
Extent:
85 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1972 Oct. 17
Scope and Contents:
An interview of James Chan Leong conducted 1972 Oct. 17, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art. Leong discusses difficulties being a Chinese-American during school years in San Francisco; his army service and subsequent enrollment in the California College of Arts and Crafts on the G.I. Bill; further study in California and abroad; his art work and teaching; living and working in Rome, Italy; and other topics.
Leong would like it known that he has not heard the interview or read the transcript, and that he has requested additional interview time to make additions and ammendments.
Biographical / Historical:
James Chan Leong (1929- ) is a painter from Rome, Italy.
General:
Originally recorded on 2 sound tape reels. Reformatted in 2010 as 4 digital wav files. Duration is 3 hrs., 46 min.
Provenance:
This interview is 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.
Occupation:
Painters -- Interviews  Search this
Topic:
Painting, Modern -- 20th century  Search this
Art students -- California -- Interviews  Search this
Asian American artists -- Interviews  Search this
Chinese American artists -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.leong72
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-leong72

Oral history interview with Andrew Chinn

Interviewee:
Chinn, Andrew, 1915-1996  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
Chong, Fay  Search this
Cumming, William  Search this
Elshin, Jacob Alexander, 1891-1976  Search this
Graves, Morris, 1910-  Search this
Extent:
27 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1965 May 24
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Andrew Chinn conducted 1965 May 24, by Dorothy Bestor, for the Archives of American Art. Chinn speaks of his memories of the Federal Art Project in Washington state; how the program affected Seattle as an art center; and he recalls other artists involved in the project: Fay Chong, William Cumming, Jacob Elshin, and Morris Graves.
Biographical / Historical:
Andrew Chinn (1915-1996) was a painter in Seattle, Washington.
General:
Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 1 digital wav file. Duration is 1 hr., 2 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: Patrons must use microfilm copy.
Occupation:
Painters -- Interviews  Search this
Topic:
Art and state -- Washington (State) -- Seattle  Search this
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Asian American artists -- Interviews  Search this
Chinese American artists -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.chinn65
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-chinn65

Oral history interview with Andrew Chinn, 1991 August 9

Interviewee:
Chinn, Andrew, 1915-1996  Search this
Interviewer:
Kangas, Matthew  Search this
Subject:
Tobey, Mark  Search this
Chong, Fay  Search this
Chinese Art Club (Seattle, Wash.)  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Asian American artists -- Interviews  Search this
Asian American art  Search this
Chinese American artists -- Interviews  Search this
Painting, Modern -- 20th century -- Washington (State) -- Seattle  Search this
Painters -- Washington (State) -- Seattle -- Interviews  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
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Andrew Chinn

Interviewee:
Chinn, Andrew, 1915-1996  Search this
Interviewer:
Kangas, Matthew  Search this
Names:
Chinese Art Club (Seattle, Wash.)  Search this
Chong, Fay  Search this
Tobey, Mark  Search this
Extent:
56 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1991 August 9
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Andrew Chinn conducted 1991 August 9, by Matthew Kangas, for the Archives of American Art Northwest Asian American Project.
Chinn speaks of his childhood; the formation of the Chinese Art Club in Seattle in the 1930s; exhibitions of his work in the 1940s; the Chinese and Western styles of his paintings; his teaching career; his friendship with Fay Chong; and his opinion of the Asian influence in Mark Tobey's work.
Biographical / Historical:
Andrew Chinn (1915-1995) was a painter from Seattle, Washington.
General:
Originally recorded on 2 sound cassettes. Reformatted in 2010 as 3 digital wav files. Duration is 1 hr., 46 min.
Provenance:
These interviews are 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.
Topic:
Asian American artists -- Interviews  Search this
Asian American art  Search this
Chinese American artists -- Interviews  Search this
Painting, Modern -- 20th century -- Washington (State) -- Seattle  Search this
Painters -- Washington (State) -- Seattle -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.chinn91
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-chinn91

Chi-Kwan Chen papers

Creator:
Chen, Qikuan  Search this
Extent:
208 Items ((partially microfilmed on 1 reel))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Scrapbooks
Date:
1946-1972
Scope and Contents:
Correspondence; biographical information; exhibition catalogs; scrapbooks; photographs; and clippings.
REEL D234: Correspondence; biographical information; clippings; exhibition catalogs and gallery literature; and 3 scrapbooks.
UNMICROFILMED: Exhibition notices, photographs of Chen and his work, and reproductions.
Biographical / Historical:
Painter; New York, N.Y.
Related Materials:
Chi Chen papers also at Syracuse University.
Provenance:
Donated 1972 and lent 1965 by Chi Chen.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Occupation:
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Chinese American art  Search this
Chinese American artists  Search this
Asian American artists  Search this
Genre/Form:
Scrapbooks
Identifier:
AAA.chenchi
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-chenchi

Oral history interview with Dong Kingman

Interviewee:
Kingman, Dong, 1911-  Search this
Interviewer:
Andersen, Irene Poon  Search this
Andersen, Stanley, 1922-  Search this
Names:
Mills College -- Faculty  Search this
San Diego Museum of Art  Search this
United States. Works Progress Administration  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound cassette (Sound recording (60 min.), 2 x 1-1/4 in.)
18 Pages (Transcript: supplementary material)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sound cassettes
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1996 Jul. 3-4
Scope and Contents:
An interview conducted by Stan and Irene Poon Andersen on July 3-4, 1996, New York City, with Dong Kingman. Accompanying the interview are a few newspaper and magazine articles, and a photograph of Kingman, taken by Irene Poon Andersen, 1996. The material was compiled following the 1995 exhibition "With New Eyes: Toward An Asian American Art History in the West," for which Poon Andersen was a curator and exhibitor.
Kingman discusses his early years and education in Oakland, Calif. and Hong Kong; teaching at Mills College, Oakland, University of Wyoming, Laramie and the San Diego Museum; working on the WPA art project; military service with the US Army OSS art department; leaving the Bay Area when he was drafted, moving first to Washington, D.C. and later to New York City where has remained; and work on movies including "Flower Drum Song," "55 Days to Peking," and "Virgin Soldier."
Biographical / Historical:
Dong Kingman (1911-2000) was a painter and illustrator from the San Francisco Bay Area and New York City. Worked for the Works Progress Administration.
Provenance:
Donated 1997 by Stan Andersen and Irene Poon Andersen.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Topic:
Art and motion pictures  Search this
Asian American artists -- Interviews  Search this
Chinese American artists -- Interviews  Search this
Asian American art  Search this
Artists -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Artists -- California -- San Francisco Bay Area -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.kingdong2
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-kingdong2

Oral history interview with Hung Liu

Interviewee:
Liu, Hung, 1948-  Search this
Interviewer:
Moser, Joann  Search this
Names:
United States. General Services Administration. Design Excellence and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
United States. General Services Administration. Design Excellence and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Extent:
8 Items (memory cards (6 hr., 41 min.), secure digital)
94 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
2010 Apr. 25-29
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Hung Liu, conducted 2010 April 25-29, by Joann Moser, for the Archives of American Art's U.S. General Services Administration, Design for Excellence and the Arts oral history project, at Liu's studio in Oakland, Calif.
Biographical / Historical:
Hung Liu (1948- ) is a contemporary artist in Oakland, Calif.
General:
Originally recorded on 8 secure digital memory cards. Reformatted in 2010 as 8 digital wav files. Duration is 6 hrs., 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.
Topic:
Chinese American artists -- Interviews  Search this
Painters -- California -- Oakland -- Interviews  Search this
Chinese American women  Search this
Women artists -- California -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.liu10
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-liu10

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- ) is a painter and printmaker from New York, N.Y. and Provincetown, Mass.
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.
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Asian American artists  Search this
Chinese American artists  Search this
Painters -- New York (State) -- Interviews  Search this
Printmakers -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Printmakers -- Massachusetts -- Provincetown -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.moy71
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-moy71

Seong Moy papers

Creator:
Moy, Seong  Search this
Extent:
0.7 Linear feet ((on partial microfilm reel))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1946-1970
Scope and Contents:
Correspondence, sketches, clippings, exhibition catalogs and announcements, a few photographs and miscellaneous papers. Correspondence is mostly with museum, gallery, and university officials about the sale and exhibition of his work, appreciation of gifts, competitions, teaching appointments, and reproductions. In addition, there is a brief article about his woodcut technique and a description of his New York studio.
Correspondents include L.A. Audrain, P.N. Bowle-Evans, M.F.P. Boys, Margaret Cogswell, Mike Cohn, Fleur Cowles, Charles E. Damiani, David Durst, Peter Floud, Gordon W. Gilkey, Theodore J.H. Gusten, Una E. Johnson, Jacob Kainen, Fiske Kimball, Yeffe Kimball, Dwight Kirsch, E. Kolb, Ruth Lawrence, Frank Lieberman, Margaret Lowengrund, Robert H. Luck, Helen Macy, Betty Maurstad, Porter McCray, Margaret McKellar, Hermon More, Evelyn G. Morel, Reginald Neal, Edward A. Norman, Muriel Oxenburg, Edwin C. Rae, John Ross, Carl O. Schniewind, Gertrude Shibley, Herbert W. Simpson, Eloise Spaeth, Caryl Steinberg, Frederick A. Sweet, Soichi Tominaga, Helen Treadwell, Arthur R. Upgren, Vaclav Vytlacil, Hudson Walker, Gordon B. Washburn, Robert C. Weaver, Tetsuo Yamada, Marion Zeckendorf, and Carl Zigrosser.
Biographical / Historical:
Painter and printmaker; New York, N.Y. Born in Canton, China. Studied at the St. Paul School of Art, Hans Hofmann School of Art and the Art Students League. Director of the Seong Moy School of Painting and Graphics, Provincetown, Mass. in the summer.
Provenance:
Donated 1982 by Seong Moy.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Occupation:
Printmakers -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Topic:
Asian American artists  Search this
Chinese American artists  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.moyseon
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-moyseon

Chao-Chen Yang papers

Creator:
Yang, Chao-Chen, 1910-1969  Search this
Extent:
0.2 Linear feet ((on partial microfilm reel))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Drawings
Interviews
Sound recordings
Date:
1945-1967
Scope and Contents:
A resume, 1955; award certificates and letters of commendation, 1961-1967; 2 audio cassettes with corresponding transcript of Yang's autobiography, 1965; 4 sketches; miscellaneous writings; clippings; reproductions of art work; photographs of Yang, and copy prints of Yang's photographic works document his career as a professional photographer.
Biographical / Historical:
Photographer; Seattle, Wash. 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 was director of the Northwest Institute of Photography and was interested specifically in color printing processes.
Provenance:
Donated by Jean Yang, widow of Chao-Chen Yang, 1991.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Occupation:
Photographers -- Washington (State) -- Seattle  Search this
Topic:
Photography, Artistic  Search this
Asian American artists -- Interviews  Search this
Asian American art  Search this
Chinese American artists  Search this
Genre/Form:
Drawings
Interviews
Sound recordings
Identifier:
AAA.yangchao
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-yangchao

Chao-Chen Yang papers, 1945-1967

Creator:
Yang, Chao-Chen, 1910-1969  Search this
Type:
Drawings
Interviews
Sound recordings
Topic:
Photography, Artistic  Search this
Asian American artists -- Interviews  Search this
Asian American art  Search this
Chinese American artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)10485
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213908
AAA_collcode_yangchao
Theme:
Asian American
American Art and Artists in a Global Context
Photography
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_213908

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

Interviewee:
Moy, Seong, 1921-  Search this
Interviewer:
Cummings, Paul, 1933-  Search this
Subject:
Booth, Cameron  Search this
Hayter, Stanley William  Search this
Hofmann, Hans  Search this
Vytlacil, Vaclav  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Asian American artists  Search this
Chinese American artists  Search this
Painters -- New York (State) -- Interviews  Search this
Printmakers -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Printmakers -- Massachusetts -- Provincetown -- Interviews  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 Hung Liu, 2010 Apr. 25-29

Interviewee:
Liu, Hung, 1948-  Search this
Interviewer:
Moser, Joann, 1948-  Search this
Subject:
United States  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Chinese American artists -- Interviews  Search this
Painters -- California -- Oakland -- Interviews  Search this
Chinese American women  Search this
Women artists -- California -- Interviews  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)15798
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)288893
AAA_collcode_liu10
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_288893

Seong Moy papers, 1946-1970

Creator:
Moy, Seong, 1921-  Search this
Topic:
Asian American artists  Search this
Chinese American artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8028
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210198
AAA_collcode_moyseon
Theme:
Asian American
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_210198

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  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Art and motion pictures  Search this
Asian American artists -- Interviews  Search this
Chinese American artists -- Interviews  Search this
Asian American art  Search this
Artists -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Artists -- California -- San Francisco Bay Area -- Interviews  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)11545
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)216626
AAA_collcode_kingdong2
Theme:
Asian American
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_216626

Chi-Kwan Chen papers, 1946-1972

Creator:
Chen, Qikuan  Search this
Type:
Scrapbooks
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Chinese American art  Search this
Chinese American artists  Search this
Asian American artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7402
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209559
AAA_collcode_chenchi
Theme:
Asian American
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_209559

Reflections on Life and Legacy for Qing Ming Festival

Creator:
Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Blog posts
Published Date:
Fri, 04 Apr 2014 00:00:00 GMT
Topic:
Cultural property  Search this
See more posts:
Festival Blog
Data Source:
Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:posts_c1787f0d474329eb7171319fdd70afda

How Disney's 1942 Film Bambi Came to Be Influenced by the Lush Landscapes of the Sung Dynasty

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Interviews
Blog posts
Published Date:
Thu, 23 Jan 2014 19:56:13 +0000
Topic:
Search this
See more post:
Smithsonian Article Database
Data Source:
Smithsonian Magazine
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:posts_69c7eac22e3f03bb642428db9f695b7a

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