Tyrus in Studio; 27 MB; png; Credit – Tyrus Wong Family; Caption – Tyrus Wong painting in his studio. 1950s.; alt text – A man kneels in front of a canvas which he paints with a large brush. Behind him is a finished canvas.
Tyrus at Warner Bros; 23 MB; png; Credit – Tyrus Wong Family; Caption – Tyrus Wong motion picture illustrator at Warner Bros., 1940s. ; alt text – A man in a suit is drawing a picture propped up on a table. He is smiling turning back to look at the camera.
Owl Kites; 4 MB; png; Credit – Sara Jane Boyers; Caption – Tyrus Wong flying his owl kites at Santa Monica, CA; alt text – A man wearing sunglasses and a hat looks up at two owl kites in a clear blue sky.
Fire; 94 KB; jpg; Credit – Tyrus Wong Family; Caption – “Fire” Bambi Conceptual painting, late 1930s by Tyrus Wong; alt text – A painting of a forest on fire with a single deer running away.
The Wild Bunch; 285 KB; jpg; Credit – Tyrus Wong Family; Caption – Production illustration from The Wild Bunch, 1968 by Tyrus Wong; alt text – Illustration showing a wild west town with several men on horses shooting at others while townsfolk run away.
Reclining Nude; 51 KB; jpg; Credit – Tyrus Wong Family; Caption – “Reclining Nude” 1940s, painting by Tyrus Wong; alt text – A painting of a robust nude woman lying on a yellow blanket. Next to her is small black blanket, base, and apples.
Production Illustration Gypsy; 10 MB; jpg; Credit – Tyrus Wong Family; Caption – Production illustration, possibly from the film Gypsy, 1962 by Tyrus Wong; alt text – A painting of a blonde woman in a blue dress standing in a surreal grey landscape with female mannequins draped with purple color.
Christmas Card; 315 KB; jpg; Credit – Tryus Wong Family; Caption – Mid-century Xmas card design by Tyrus Wong; alt text – A white Christmas tree is behind a standalone open door. Some gifts are outside the door and a single star shines in the blue sky.
Horses Mural; 34 MB; png; Credit – Chinese American Museum; Caption – Horses mural, Ink on canvas by Tyrus Wong; alt text – Two horses in motion in traditional Asian ink style.
Passport Photo; 339 KB; jpg; Credit – Tyrus Wong Family; Caption – Tyrus Wong’s passport photo, 1919; alt text – A very young boy with close cut hair looks into the camera unsmiling.
Behind the Scenes
Pam and Tyrus; 3 MB; jpg; Credit – Ildiko Laszlo; Caption – Tyrus Wong and Pamela Tom in Tyrus’s kite studio; alt text – An old man sits at a work table in a crowded studio explaining something to a woman standing next to him. There are many kites hanging in the background.
Tyrus Beach; 876 KB; jpg; Credit – Tyrus Wong Family; Caption – Tyrus preparing to launch his centipede kite; alt text – A man stands on a beach next to the head of a long centipede kite which flows out behind him.
Tyrus Production; 475 KB; jpg; Credit – New Moon Pictures; Caption – Cinematographer Shana Hagan, Tyrus Wong, and Sound Recordist Jon Oh on location at Santa Monica, CA; alt text – An old man stands laughing and talking to a woman with a camera. Another man with film equipment stands next to them. They are outside on a beach.
Pam Tom Headshot; 692 KB; jpg; Credit – Ildiko Laszlo; Caption – Pamela Tom; alt text – A woman with curly hair stands in front of a red door. She is wearing a necklace with a red stone and smiling into the camera.
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Tyrus Run Time: 78 minutes