"Asian American Art: A History, 1850-1970" is a
first-ever survey exploring the lives and artistic production of
artists of Asian Ancestry active in the United States before 1970,
and features ten essays by leading scholars, biographies of more
than 150 artists, and more than 400 reproductions of artwork and
photographs of artists, together creating compelling narratives of
this heretofore forgotten American art history.
Gordon H. Chang is Professor of History at Stanford and Editor of the Stanford University Press series, Asian America. Mark Johnson is Professor of Art and Director of the Gallery at San Francisco State, specializing in Asian American art. Paul Karlstrom is Professor of Art History, Emeritus, at the University of California, Berkeley.