Tyrus Wong's 103rd birthday

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Gary Leonard covers artist Tyrus Wong's birthday every year. Here is 102 and 101, and some of the Wong story.

[Wong] is described by the Amoeba Music blog as "a Chinese-American artist who's most best-known work was as the background artist largely responsible for the look of Walt Disney's 1942 film Bambi.' He's also worked as a landscape painter, muralist, ceramicist, lithographer, designer and kite maker. Some of his well known paintings include Self Portrait, Fire, Reclining Nude, East and West. ...One of the earliest successful Chinese-American artists, he is a living legend."


Wong graduated from the Otis art school in 1930...

Also: The Kite Man of Sunland

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