Friday, October 31, 2014

Tyrus Wong’s Cookbook Illustrations

Gourmet Celestial
Mrs. Tyrus Wong, Editor
The Los Angeles Chinese Women’s Club, 1970
And he did the cover lettering and title page calligraphy.































Digest Illustrations
The Movie
Facebook

The New York Times
December 30, 2016
Tyrus Wong, ‘Bambi’ Artist Thwarted by Racial Bias, Dies at 106

(Next post on Friday: Artists: 80 Plus and Going Strong)

Friday, October 24, 2014

Tyrus Wong’s Digest Illustrations

April–June, July–September 1940


















Coronet, February 1947:
“The Haunted House”


Reader’s Digest, February 1968: “Wind-tossed Cypress, 
Monterey, California”

Reader’s DigestApril 1969: “Golden Gate Bridge, 
San Francisco”

Reader’s Digest, January 1970: “Starbright”

Reader’s Digest, January 1973: “Dawn: 1973”

Reader’s Digest, June 1977: “Riverscape




























































































The Movie
Facebook

The New York Times
December 30, 2016
Tyrus Wong, ‘Bambi’ Artist Thwarted by Racial Bias, Dies at 106

(Next post on Friday: Tyrus Wong’s Cookbook Illustrations)

Friday, October 17, 2014

Keye Luke and The Forest Lawn Story

The Forest Lawn Story
Ralph Hancock
Academy Publishers, 1955
Page 6: The line drawings at the beginning of each chapter are by Keye Luke from statuary in Forest Lawn Memorial-Park.


































(Next post on Friday: Tyrus Wong’s Digest Illustrations)

Friday, October 10, 2014

Keye Luke, Illustrated

Seein’ Stars, November 24, 1934





















Screen Oddities, November 8, 1937





















Seein’ Stars, March 29, 1942

































Seein’ Stars, February 25, 1945, Self-portrait

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Friday, October 3, 2014

Paul Fung in the Seattle Star

October 4, 1915
“Chinese Boy Is a Real Artist”

































October 21, 1915
Y.M.C.A. Blowout

October 27, 1917
Liberty Theater

May 27, 1918
Moore Theatre’s Orpheum Vaudeville advertisement
Paul Fung, Seattle Chinese artist, Ruth Budd, the girl with the smile, and Mack and Williams, all do their share to make the bill enjoyable.

March 10, 1920
Funeral services for Paulin Fung, infant daughter of Paul Fung, cartoonist, were held Tuesday afternoon, at 1 o’clock, at Bonney-Watson parlors.

February 15, 1921
Progressive Thought Club

October 6, 1921
Music: Concert This Evening

February 23, 1922
“Paul Fung Gets Honorable Mention”

March 11, 1922
Post-Intelligencer contest advertisement

and the Buffalo Evening News
(New York)
May 3, 1922





















(Next post on Friday: Keye Luke, Illustrated)