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Art - American - Asian-American

 The Life of Isamu Noguchi: Journey Without Borders Masayo Duus Peter Duus 9780691127828

Isamu Noguchi, born in Los Angeles as the illegitimate son of an American mother and a Japanese poet father, was one of the most prolific yet enigmatic figures in the history of twentieth-century American art. Throughout his life, Noguchi (1904-1988) grappled with the ambiguity of his identity as an artist caught up in two cultures.

His personal struggles--as well as his many...

cena: 941
The Life of Isamu Noguchi: Journey Without Borders
 Asian/American/Modern Art: Shifting Currents, 1900-1970 Daniel Cornell Mark Dean Johnson 9780520258648
This beautifully illustrated volume, companion book to the exhibition of the same name, presents the first comprehensive survey of work produced by artists of Asian descent in America during the first seven decades of the twentieth century. Featuring examples across many media and extending beyond ethnicity, Asian/American/Modern Art brings into focus an underrepresented and vital group...
cena: 1407
Asian/American/Modern Art: Shifting Currents, 1900-1970
 ARTiculations: Undefining Chinese Contemporary Art Jerome Silbergeld Dora C. y. Ching 9780691148601

What does it mean to say that some of the best Chinese contemporary art is made in America, by Americans? Through words and images, this book challenges the artificial and narrowly conceived definitions of Chinese contemporary art that dominate current discussion, revealing the great diversity of Chinese art today and showing just how complex and uncertain the labels "contemporary," "Chinese,"...

cena: 749
ARTiculations: Undefining Chinese Contemporary Art
 The Yellow Pear  9781551520469

"The Yellow Pear" is a brave and moving document, using words and art, of what it means to be Canadian. Co-published with the Burnaby Art Gallery, this is a collection of deeply moving narratives (in both English and Mandarin) and illustrations about the artist's transition to a new life in a new land; his life in Canada resonates with the memories of his past in China, which he fled following...

cena: 334
The Yellow Pear
 The Internal Objects Szu-Han Ho 9780983381587
cena: 550
The Internal Objects
 Rising Up: Hale Woodruff's Murals at Talladega College Stephanie Mayer Stephanie Mayer Heydt 9781932543469

In 1938 Hale Woodruff (1900-1980) accepted a commission to paint a series of murals for Talladega College, one of the nation's first colleges established for blacks after the Civil War. Installed in the institution's newly constructed library, the six murals portray noteworthy events in the rise of blacks in America from slavery to freedom. Today they stand out as provocative and relevant...

cena: 1067
Rising Up: Hale Woodruff's Murals at Talladega College
 Troubling Borders: An Anthology of Art and Literature by Southeast Asian Women in the Diaspora Isabelle Thu Lan Duong Mariam B. Lam 9780295993195

Third place in the Association for Borderlands Studies Best Book Award

Pairing image and text, Troubling Borders showcases creative writing and visual artworks by sixty-one women of Vietnamese, Cambodian, Lao, Thai, and Filipino ancestry. The collection features compelling storytelling that troubles the borders of categorization and reflects the multilayered experience of...

cena: 1477
Troubling Borders: An Anthology of Art and Literature by Southeast Asian Women in the Diaspora
 Roger Shimomura: An American Knockoff Anna Goodyear Chris Bruce 9780975566275

For four decades, Roger Shimomura's paintings, prints, and theatre pieces have addressed sociopolitical issues of Asian America. He does this through a style that combines his childhood interest in comic books, American Pop Art, and traditions of Japanese woodblock prints, thereby evoking his Japanese ancestry while locating him firmly within modern American artistic developments. Through this...

cena: 609
Roger Shimomura: An American Knockoff
 Japanese New York: Migrant Artists and Self-Reinvention on the World Stage Olga Kanzaki Sooudi 9780824839413

Spend time in New York City and, soon enough, you will encounter some of the Japanese nationals who live and work there--young English students, office workers, painters, and hairstylists. New York City, one of the world's most vibrant and creative cities, is also home to one of the largest overseas Japanese populations in the world. Among them are artists and designers who produce...

cena: 1711
Japanese New York: Migrant Artists and Self-Reinvention on the World Stage
 Drawing New Color Lines: Transnational Asian American Graphic Narratives Chiu, Monica 9789888139385
The global circulation of comics, manga, and other such visual mediums between North America and Asia produces transnational meanings no longer rooted in a separation between "Asian" and "American." Drawing New Color Lines explores the culture, production, and history of contemporary graphic narratives that depict Asian Americans and Asians. It examines how Japanese manga and Asian popular...
cena: 1626
Drawing New Color Lines: Transnational Asian American Graphic Narratives
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