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Oral history interview with Tyrus Wong, 1965 January 30

Interviewee:
Wong, Tyrus, 1910-2016  Search this
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
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 Chuzo Tamotzu, 1964 September 3

Interviewee:
Tamotsu, Chūzō, 1888-1975  Search this
Tamotsu, Chūzō, 1888-1975  Search this
Interviewer:
Loomis, Sylvia Glidden  Search this
Subject:
Eddy, Stuart  Search this
Force, Juliana  Search this
Knight, Frederic C.  Search this
Mandelman, Beatrice  Search this
Philipp, Robert  Search this
Ribak, Louis  Search this
Rush, Olive  Search this
An American Group (Organization)  Search this
Artists Equity Association  Search this
Federal Art Project  Search this
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Painting, Japanese  Search this
Asian American art  Search this
Asian American artists  Search this
Arts, Japanese -- Western influences  Search this
Painting, Asian  Search this
Japanese American art  Search this
Japanese American artists  Search this
Asian American painters  Search this
Theme:
Asian American  Search this
New Deal  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)11756
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)216578
AAA_collcode_tamots64
Theme:
Asian American
New Deal
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_216578

Roger Shimomura papers, 1959-2014

Creator:
Shimomura, Roger, 1939-  Search this
Shimomura, Roger, 1939-  Search this
Subject:
Miller, Wayne  Search this
Chin, Frank  Search this
Hughes, Jonathan R. T.  Search this
Day, Akiko  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Scrapbooks
Scripts (documents)
Topic:
Painting, Modern -- 20th century -- United States  Search this
Japanese American painting  Search this
Asian American art  Search this
Asian American artists  Search this
Japanese American art  Search this
Japanese American artists  Search this
Asian American painters  Search this
Asian American printmakers  Search this
Asian American performance artists  Search this
Performance artists -- Kansas -- Lawrence  Search this
Printmakers -- Kansas -- Lawrence  Search this
Art -- Study and teaching -- Kansas -- Lawrence  Search this
Japanese Americans -- Forced removal and internment, 1942-1945  Search this
Theme:
Asian American  Search this
Lives of American Artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)10269
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213417
AAA_collcode_shimroge
Theme:
Asian American
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_213417
Online Media:

Chuzo Tamotzu papers, 1920-1982

Creator:
Tamotsu, Chūzō, 1888-1975  Search this
Tamotsu, Chūzō, 1888-1975  Search this
Subject:
Evergood, Philip  Search this
Ribak, Louis  Search this
Rush, Olive  Search this
Shonnard, Eugenie Frederica  Search this
Sloan, John  Search this
Tamotzu, Louise Kates  Search this
Topic:
Painting, American  Search this
Asian American art  Search this
Asian American artists  Search this
Japanese American art  Search this
Japanese American artists  Search this
Asian American painters  Search this
Theme:
Diaries  Search this
Asian American  Search this
American Art and Artists in a Global Context  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9228
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211423
AAA_collcode_tamochuz
Theme:
Diaries
Asian American
American Art and Artists in a Global Context
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_211423

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 Chuzo Tamotzu

Interviewee:
Tamotsu, Chūzō, 1888-1975  Search this
Interviewer:
Loomis, Sylvia Glidden  Search this
Creator:
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Names:
An American Group (Organization)  Search this
Artists Equity Association  Search this
Federal Art Project  Search this
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Eddy, Stuart  Search this
Force, Juliana, 1876-1948  Search this
Knight, Frederic C., 1898-1979  Search this
Mandelman, Beatrice  Search this
Philipp, Robert, 1895-1981  Search this
Ribak, Louis, 1902-1979  Search this
Rush, Olive, 1873-1966  Search this
Extent:
11 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1964 September 3
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Chuzo Tamotzu (Tamotsu) conducted 1964 September 3 by Sylvia Loomis for the Archives of American Art.
Tamotzu discusses studying Occidental, Oriental art in Japan; traveling to Korea, Manchuria and China, South Sea Islands, Singapore, then Europe for a year; coming to New York in 1920; his involvement with An American Group; Juliana Force recruiting him for the Federal Art Project; being on the Easel Project and also on the Graphic Art Project; the Works Projects Administration; given "pink-slip" on the Project since he was not a U.S. citizen; stint in the U.S. Army, Office of Strategic Service doing propaganda paintings for psychological war material for the Japanese Army and soldiers; settling in Santa Fe, N.M.; Oriental painting; and Artist Equity Association. Tamotzu mentions Beatrice Mandelman, Louis Ribak, Robert Philip, Stuart Eddy, Frederick Knight, and Olive Rush.
Biographical / Historical:
Chuzo Tamotzu (1888-1975) was a Japanese American painter based in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Tamotzu was born in Japan and came to the United States in 1920. He moved to Santa Fe in 1948.
General:
Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 1 digital wav file. Duration is 40 min.
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.
Occupation:
Painters -- New Mexico -- Santa Fe  Search this
Topic:
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Painting, Japanese  Search this
Asian American art  Search this
Asian American artists  Search this
Arts, Japanese -- Western influences  Search this
Painting, Asian  Search this
Japanese American art  Search this
Japanese American artists  Search this
Asian American painters  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.tamots64
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9606ba830-2b86-4e11-b2ed-09c487270421
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-tamots64
Online Media:

Asiatische miniaturenmalerei im anschluss an wesen und werden der mogulmalerei / im verein mit Heinrich Glück, Stella Kramrisch, Emmy Wellesz bearbeitet von Josef Strzygowski; mit 280 abbildungen auf 108 tafeln

Author:
Strzygowski, Josef 1862-1941  Search this
Glück, Heinrich 1889-1930  Search this
Kramrisch, Stella 1898-1993  Search this
Wellesz, Emmy  Search this
Physical description:
2 p. l., 7-232 p., 2 l., xiii, [1] p. illus., 108 pl. on 54 l. 33 x 25 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
India
Mogul Empire
Date:
1933
C [c1933]
Topic:
Painting, Asian  Search this
Illumination of books and manuscripts, Asian  Search this
Painting  Search this
Illumination of books and manuscripts  Search this
Call number:
759.954 .S92
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_859638

Ajia no Kyubisumu : kyōkai naki taiwa / henshū Miwa Kenjin = Cubism in Asia : unbounded dialoges / edited by Miwa Kenjin

Title:
アシアのキュヒスム : 境界なき対話 / 編集三輪健仁 = Cubism in Asia : unbounded dialoges / edited by Miwa Kenjin
Cubism in Asia : unbounded dialoges
Author:
Miwa, Kenjin 1975-  Search this
Tōkyō Kokuritsu Kindai Bijutsukan  Search this
Tŏksugung Misulgwan (Korea)  Search this
Singapore Art Museum  Search this
Physical description:
294 p. : col. ill. ; 30 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
Asia
Date:
2005
C2005
20th century
Topic:
Cubism  Search this
Painting, Asian  Search this
Painting, Asian--European influences  Search this
Call number:
N6494.C8 A35 2005
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_807699

Tōyō kaiga no seika : tokubetsuten : Kurīvurando Bijutsukan no korekushon kara = Highlights of Asian painting from the Cleveland Museum of Art / [henshū Nara Kokuritsu Hakubutsukan]

Title:
東洋絵画の精華 : 特别展 : クリーヴラント美術館のコレクションから = Highlights of Asian painting from the Cleveland Museum of Art / [編集奈良国立博物館]
Highlights of Asian painting from the Cleveland Museum of Art
Author:
Cleveland Museum of Art  Search this
Cunningham, Michael R  Search this
Nara Kokuritsu Hakubutsukan  Search this
Santorī Bijutsukan  Search this
JAC Project  Search this
Subject:
Cleveland Museum of Art  Search this
Physical description:
179 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 30 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Date:
1998
Heisei 10 [1998]
Topic:
Painting, Asian  Search this
Painting, Japanese  Search this
Painting, Chinese  Search this
Miniature painting, Indic  Search this
Call number:
ND1260 .C6 1998
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_847207

Landscape style in Asia : a colloquy held 25-27 June 1979 / edited by William Watson

Author:
Watson, William 1917-2007  Search this
Percival David Foundation of Chinese Art  Search this
Physical description:
198 p. : ill. ; 26 cm
Type:
Congresses
Date:
1980
[1980]
Topic:
Landscape painting, Asian  Search this
Landscapes in art  Search this
Call number:
ND1365 .L36
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_849161

Ink on paper : poems on Chinese & Japanese paintings / John Wilson

Title:
Poems on Chinese & Japanese paintings
Author:
Wilson, John 1947-  Search this
Physical description:
[64] p. : ill. ; 21 cm
Type:
Poetry
Place:
Asia
Date:
2001
C2001
Topic:
Painting, Asian  Search this
Call number:
PS3623.I585 I55 2001
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_853202

2001 xin shi ji Ya Tai shui cai hua zhan = 2001 Asian Pacific watercolor exhibition / Zhu ban guo li Taiwan yi shu jiao yu guan, Taiwan guo ji shui cai hua xie hui

Title:
2001 新世紀亞太水彩畫展 = Asian Pacific watercolor exhibition / 主辦國立臺灣兿術敎育館, 臺灣國際水彩畫協會
2001 Asian Pacific waterclor exhibition
Author:
Ya Tai shui cai hua zhan (2001 : Taipei, Taiwan)  Search this
Guo li Taiwan yi shu jiao yu guan  Search this
Taiwan guo ji shui cai hua xie hui  Search this
Physical description:
211 p. : col. ill., ports. ; 30 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
Pacific area
Taiwan
Date:
2001
Min guo 92 [2001]
20th century
Topic:
Painting, Taiwanese  Search this
Painting, Asian  Search this
Painting, Chinese  Search this
Call number:
N7262 .Y3 2001
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_853933

Les peintures des manuscrits orientaux de la Bibliothèque nationale

Author:
Blochet, E (Edgar) 1870-  Search this
Bibliothèque nationale (France) Département des manuscrits  Search this
Société française de reproductions de manuscrits à peintures  Search this
Physical description:
2 p. ℓ., 325 p. LXXXVI pl. (part double) 34 cm
Type:
Specimens
Place:
Iran
Date:
1920
1914-1920
Topic:
Illumination of books and manuscripts  Search this
Illumination of books and manuscripts--History  Search this
Painting, Asian  Search this
Islamic painting  Search this
Call number:
759.956 .B6
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_859864

Animal paintings from Asia / [prepared by Robert Treat Paine, jr.]

Author:
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston  Search this
Paine, Robert Treat 1900-1965  Search this
Physical description:
32 p. : chiefly ill. ; 22 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Asia
Date:
1956
Topic:
Painting  Search this
Animals in art  Search this
Painting, Asian  Search this
Call number:
759.95 .P14
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_860992

The Works of Tomioka Tessai

Author:
Tomioka, Tessai 1837-1924  Search this
Cahill, James 1926-2014-  Search this
Seichōji (Takarazuka-shi, Japan)  Search this
International Exhibitions Foundation  Search this
University of California, Berkeley Art Museum  Search this
Physical description:
[8 p., 67 leaves of plates] : ill. (some col.), ports. ; 25 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1968
C1968
Topic:
Arts, Japanese  Search this
Painting, Asian  Search this
Call number:
759.952 .T35
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_862121

Hakkakujō

Title:
白鶴帖
Author:
Kanō, Jihē 1862-  Search this
Hakutsuru Bijutsukan  Search this
Subject:
Hakutsuru Bijutsukan  Search this
Physical description:
6 v. in 5 portfolios : ill.(part col.) ; 51 cm
Type:
Catalogs
Date:
1930
1931
1930-1931
Topic:
Art, East Asian--Private collections  Search this
Painting, Asian--Private Collections  Search this
Pottery, Asian--Private Collections  Search this
Call number:
709.5 .K16 1931
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_862249

La peinture asiatique : son histoire et ses merveilles

Author:
Baschet, Roger 1902-  Search this
Physical description:
110 p. mounted col. illus. 39 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1954
[1954]
Topic:
Painting, Asian--History  Search this
Painting, Asian  Search this
Call number:
759.951 .B1
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_862347

Shōsōin no kaiga : Kunaichō zō han / Shōsōin Jimusho hen

Title:
正倉院の絵画 : 宮内庁蔵版 / 正倉院事務所編
Paintings in the Shos̄ōin
Author:
Shōsōin (Nara-shi, Japan)  Search this
Japan Kunaichō  Search this
Subject:
Shōsōin (Nara-shi, Japan)  Search this
Physical description:
164, iv p. : ill. (some col.) ; 39 cm
Type:
Catalogs
Place:
Japan
Nara-shi
Date:
1968
Shōwa 43 [1968]
Topic:
Painting, Asian  Search this
Call number:
754 .J12f
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_886951

Ya Tai di qu shui cai hua yao qing zhan = Asian Pacific Watercolor Painting Exhibition / [zong bian ji Wang Yulu]

Title:
亞太地區水彩畫邀請展 = Asian Pacific watercolor exhibition / [總編輯王玉路]
Author:
Ya Tai di qu shui cai hua yao qing zhan (1996 : Taipei, Taiwan)  Search this
Wang, Yulu  Search this
Guo li Taiwan yi shu jiao yu guan  Search this
Physical description:
235 p. : col. ill., ports. ; 29 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
Pacific area
Taiwan
Date:
1996
Min guo 85 [1996]
20th century
Topic:
Painting, Taiwanese  Search this
Painting, Asian  Search this
Painting, Chinese  Search this
Call number:
N7262 .Y28 1996
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_892044

Das Porträt in Ostasien / Dietrich Seckel

Author:
Seckel, Dietrich 1910-2007  Search this
Physical description:
v. <1-3> : ill. ; 25 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
East Asia
Date:
1997
1997-
Topic:
Portraits--History  Search this
Portrait painting, Asian  Search this
Call number:
N7614.5 .S43
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_893724

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