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Joseph Yang

 (born 1928)
Joseph Yang is active/lives in California.  Joseph Yang is known for expressionist landscape, sculpture.

Biography  
Joseph Yang


Joseph Yang was born on Christmas Day, 1928, in Manchuria. He began painting as a youth and as a boy witnessed the Japanese inivasion of China and the civil war between the Nationalists and the Communists. His family - the House of Yang - was scattered by the turmoil, and he walked out of the country beginning on a May morning in 1947. His epic 2000-mile journey would eventually inspire the acclaimed 1994 book ``Baba: A Return to China Upon My Father's Shoulders,'' by his daughter, Belle Yang, and the sequel two years later, ``The Odyssey of a Manchurian.''

``It was a disaster,'' Yang told the Monterey County Herald in 1991. ``My family was like a big tree that couldn't stand the storm and fell. In a year and a half the whole  ...  Displaying 750 of 1896 characters.



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About  Joseph Yang

Born:  1928 - Manchuria, China
Known for:  expressionist landscape, sculpture