Tag Archives: photography

Meet Frank Jang and the Chinatown Photographic Society

As a visitor walks down the steps to the gallery space, he’s greeted by the buzz of people discussing photography. Bright lighting illuminates dozens of great photographs mounted, framed and arranged on the walls. Photographers are looking through their portfolios of work, giving each other advice. In a separate room, a group of photographers is […]

Late Boulder photographer William Corey’s incredible photos of Japan’s gardens put on display at DIA

Denver International Airport is preparing for the long-awaited launch of the direct flight between Denver and Tokyo’s Narita Airport, and as part of the hubbub, a Boulder photographer who died in 2008 of cancer will be paid special tribute with his enormous images on display at the airport. The photos will establish a isual — […]

We need this documentary about Corky Lee, the photographer who’s kept his lens on Asian America

Corky Lee is the undisputed master photographer of Asian America. The New York-based journalist has criss-crossed the country for decades and manages to be where the action is, whether it’s a protest over racism or an Asian cultural celebration. I’ve gotten to know Corky Lee over the last decade because of the Asian American Journalists […]

Next on visualizAsian.com: Meet Corky Lee!

I caught Corky Lee preparing to shoot photos of singer-songwriter Cynthia Lin at a 2006 Asian festival in New York City (picture #22) We’re thrilled to announce the next interview of visualizAsian.com’s Asian American Empowerment Series, a free one-hour conversation with award-winning photojournalist Corky Lee, who has captured Asian America through his lenses for over […]

Asian American artists’ hidden history (and my claim to almost-fame)

Asian Americans are finally showing up in American pop culture at large, but Asian American fine artists are still mostly invisible. Only a few have had notable — or rather, noted — careers in the art world. When I was an art student, I didn’t think much of my heritage. You might say it was […]