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Yasuo Kuniyoshi papers, 1906-2016

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Series 3: Writings , 1939-2000
0.4 Linear Feet
Boxes 1, 6

Writings include Kuniyoshi's writings and speeches about other artists, art and the art profession, lithography, and World War II. Also found are statements on his own work and extensive notes for his autobiography. Writings by others about Kuniyoshi include essays by Tom Wolf, Elsie McIlroy, John Baur, and Lloyd Goodrich. Additionally there are many notes on Kuniyoshi and his artwork written by Sara Mazo Kuniyoshi.
Writings which were part of the original gift to the Archives of American Art are arranged first, followed by a second list of the files donated in 2014.
This series has been partially scanned.
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About Other Artists, 1942, 1952
1
8
Art and the Art Profession, 1940-1952, undated
1
9
Artist Statements, 1944, 1950, undated
1
10
"Civilization Besieged: The Artist's Role in War", undated
1
11
"East to West", 1940
1
12
Lithography, 1946, undated
1
13
Notes for Autobiography, 1944
1
14
Preliminary Notes for Autobiography, 1944
1
15
Writings by Others About Kuniyoshi, 1948, undated
1
16
"American Art", circa 1940
6
5
"Creative Process", undated
6
6
"Drawings", 1946
6
7
Miscellaneous Writings by Kuniyoshi, circa 1940s
6
8
Notes by Sara Mazo Kuniyoshi, circa 1950s-2000
6
9
Writings by Tom Wolf, circa 1990s
6
10
Thesis, "Yasuo Kuniyoshi, A Japanese-American Artist and the Second World War" by Midori Yoshimoto, 1996
6
11
"Kuniyoshi's America and the War Against Japan" by Gene Thornton, undated
6
12
"Yasuo Kuniyoshi" by Julian E. Levi, 1939
6
13

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