Asian American Representational Art: online videos


(above: Dong Kingman, Southern Pacific Depot in the Morning, c. 1940, 20 x 26 inches. Smithsonian American Art Museum. Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons*)


May, 2023 screenshots via Google video search:

ArtBabble presents "The Third Mind: American Artists Contemplate Asia, 1860-1989", January 30-April 19, 2009 (0:07:01] at the The Guggenheim Museum.

"Asian/American/Modern Art Artists and Scholars Panel" from the De Young Museum, October 25, 2008. Hosted by Mark Dean Johnson and the International Center for the Arts at San Francisco State University [01:52:28]. TFAO wishes to thank Annie Cheung for this reference. Accessed August, 2015.

Dong Kingman, 1954, from Internet Archives. TFAO wishes to thank Annie Cheung for this reference. Accessed August, 2015.

Endorphin Productions is a video news magazine based on the Monterey Peninsula in California. A 2-part video covers the art of Wah Chang during his animation career in Hollywood. [part 1: 3 minutes, 18 seconds; part 2: 4 minutes, 54 seconds]

Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art presents "Artist's Talk: Hung Liu," [ 1 hour, 25 minutes] filmed March 7, 2015. Accessed August, 2015.

KCET, the Los Angeles PBS affiliate, discusses in several videos the life and art of Tyrus Wong, who has produced paintings, murals, Christmas Cards and worked at major movie studios, blending eastern and western styles. A search on the KCET homepage will provide links to the videos. Accessed August, 2015.

KQED / San Francisco offers Spark, a television show, an educational outreach program and a Web site about Bay Area artists and arts organizations. Spark's web site says "More than a showcase for art objects and the artists who make them, Spark takes the audience inside the creative process to witness the challenges, opportunities and rewards of making art." In a 9-minute, 12-second video from 2005, Spark visits Oakland painter Hung Liu in her studio. Accessed August, 2015., a service of Annenberg/CPB, provides life long learning programs on the Web. Several videos in the Teacher Resources section focus on American art in the A World of Art: Work in Progress series. A World of Art is a video instructional series on art appreciation for college and high school classrooms and adult learners. Each program in this art appreciation series is devoted to a contemporary artist who takes one or more works of art from start to fini

Otis College presents the series: Otis Legacy Project: Interviews of Distinguished Otis Alumni. Tyrus Wong attended Otis in 1935. He became a famous artist working for the film industry. One of his most famous jobs was to paint the backgrounds for Bambi. Tyrus was interviewed by Otis students in November 2007. He enjoys flying kites in his retirement. [3:48] Text from Otis College. Accessed August, 2015.

Stanford University's Human Experience channel on YouTube presents Gordon H. Chang, Stanford Professor of History and co-director of the Stanford Asian American Art Project, discussing the book Asian American Art: A History, 1850-1970. Accessed May, 2015.


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