Dong Kingman : an American master

Dong Kingman American

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Dong Kingman: An American Master was published on the occasion of the first retrospective exhibition of Dong Kingman’s work after his death, organized by the Institute of Chinese Culture and Arts in 2000. The exhibition chronicles Kingman’s seven-decade career, which took him across the United States and to cities around the globe as cultural ambassador and international lecturer for the Department of State. His extensive travels are captured in numerous cityscapes, and he became a leading figure of American—especially Californian—watercolor. One cityscape from 1960 is titled "Self-portrait," which reflects his adopted name Kingman as a compound of two Cantonese words meaning "scenery" and "composition."

Dong Kingman : an American master, Dong Kingman (American, Oakland, California 1911–2000 New York)

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