As the article mentions, bangs have been fading in and out of fashion since the 1920s. While the popularity of the thick fringe has been choppy over the decades, other types of bangs and hairstyles have come to the forehead.. ahem, forefront.
We dug through our photo collections in the VC Archives, and found some photos definitely worth sharing!
Hefty bangs worn by Alan Ohashi, co-founder of Visual Communications. Left is filmmaker Patricia Lau. Circa 1972, Griffith Park Observatory, Los Angeles. Credit: Visual Communications Photographic Archives
Dianne Ujiiye rocks bangs at a documentary class of Visual Communications’ Filmmakers Development Program. Takashi Fujii demonstrates film editing techniques. From left to right: Takashi Fujii, Amy Kato, Myron Murakami, Joan Morasaki, Dianne Ujiye. February 1985. Credit: Kaz Takeuchi/Visual Communications Photographic Archives.
The late filmmaker Fred Tan, who filmed his UCLA Master Thesis: Lovers. Circa 1988. Credit: Courtesy of Fred Tan, Visual Communications Photographic Archives.
A production still from Christine Choy’s and Renee Tajima’s documentary film, “Yellow Tale Blues: Two American Families.” Pictured is Christine Choy’s extended family. Circa 1991. Credit: Visual Communications Photographic Archive
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