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Chiura Obata: a California journey.

Oakland Museum.

Chiura Obata: a California journey.

by Oakland Museum.

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Published by The Museum in Oakland [Calif.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Obata, Chiura -- Exhibitions

  • Edition Notes

    In portfolio.

    Statement[Exhibition] the Oakland Museum, the Great Hall, Low Bay, May 10 through June 19, 1977.
    GenreExhibitions.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination23 p.
    Number of Pages23
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22473550M
    OCLC/WorldCa20845747

    the art and letters of Chiura Obata from his trip to the High Sierra in Author: Chiura Obata,Janice Tolhurst Driesbach,Susan Landauer. Publisher: Yosemite Assn ISBN: N.A Category: Biography & Autobiography Page: View: DOWNLOAD → Art. Asian American Studies. Chiura Obata Evening Moon, Yosemite, California, from the World Landscape Series, from $

      When Japanese artist Chiura Obata arrived in the United States in , he brought an immigrant’s dream to make it in America. And, eventually, he did; Obata .   Chiura Obata (–) was one of the most significant Japanese American artists working on the West Coast in the last century. Born in Okayama, Japan, Obata emigrated to the United States in and embarked on a seven-decade career that saw the enactment of anti-immigration laws and the mass incarceration of Japanese Americans during World War II.

      The remarkable Yosemite woodblock prints of Chiura Obata have been acclaimed as some of the finest California art of the twentieth century. Now ten of Obata's most colorful and striking works, taken from his award-winning book, Obata's Yosemite, are available as a boxed notecards set.5/5(1). Explore books, stationary and prints related to Chiura Obata, one of the most significant Japanese American artists working on the West Coast in the last century.


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Create lists, bibliographies and reviews: or Search WorldCat. Find items in libraries near you. A monograph, Chiura Obata: An American Modern published by the University of California Press, accompanies the exhibition. Edited by ShiPu Wang, this book includes critical essays about Obata’s work and the historical context for his career by Wang; Asako Katsura, graduate student, Ph.D.

program in visual studies at the University of California, Irvine; and Greg Robinson, professor. Chiura Obata (–) was one of the most significant Japanese American artists working on the West Coast in the last century. Born in Okayama, Japan, Obata emigrated to the United States in and embarked on a seven-decade career that saw the enactment of anti-immigration laws and the mass incarceration of Japanese Americans during World War II/5(6).

When Chiura Obata, a gifted California artist born in Japan, made his first visit to Yosemite inthe experience deeply affected his life. Not only did Obata produce a remarkable collection of sketches and paintings (later to become woodblock prints), but he recorded the details of the trip in a fascinating series of letters and post cards.5/5(1).

About the Book. Chiura Obata (–) was one of the most significant Japanese American artists working on the West Coast in the last century. Born in Okayama, Japan, Obata emigrated to the United States in and embarked on a seven-decade career that saw the enactment of anti-immigration laws and the mass incarceration of Japanese Americans during World War II.

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A key, and particularly interesting, part of the book are Obata's "Letters from Yosemite, ", "Sierra Trip; Yosemite Creek Impressions" and "In Praise of Nature". The final chapter is "Obata Gets Spirit of California in his Prints" by Robert Howard. The book concludes /5(23).

Chiura Obata () was one of the most significant Japanese American artists working on the West Coast in the last century. Born in Okayama, Japan, Obata emigrated to the United States in and embarked on a seven-decade career that saw the enactment of anti-immigration laws and the mass incarceration of Japanese Americans during World War : The remarkable Yosemite woodblock prints of Chiura Obata have been acclaimed as some of the finest California art of the twentieth century.

Now ten of Obata’s most colorful and striking works, taken from his award-winning book, Obata’s Yosemite, are available as a boxed notecards set/5(32). Chiura Obata, a gifted Japanese-born artist from California, made his first trip to Yosemite in The trip left a lasting impression in a remarkable collection of sketches, postcards, and letters/5.

Bibliography. Oakland Museum (c). Chiura Obata: a California journey [exhibition] the Oakland Museum, the Great Hall, Low Bay, May 10 through J Oakland [Calif.]: The Museum. Catalog Record Obata, Chiura (c). Obata’s Yosemite: the art and letters of Chiura Obata from his trip to the High Sierra in / with essays by Janice T.

Driesbach and Susan Landauer. Chiura Obata. Perhaps it was this anguishing disappointment with the human world, with its seething cauldron of xenophobia and racism, that made Obata turn his heart and his paintbrush to the natural world. On his first trip to the High Sierra inwatching “beautiful flowers bloom in a stream of icy water,” Obata wrote to his wife, Haruko.

Book Description from Back Cover When Chiura Obata, a gifted California artist born in Japan, made is first visit to Yosemite inthe experience deeply affected his life and art. Not only did he produce a remarkable collection of sketches and paintings (later to become color woodblock prints), but he recorded the details of the trip in a fascinating series of letters and postcards.

Exhibition Catalogue: ShiPu Wang, ed. Chiura Obata: An American Modern, exh. cat. Oakland: University of California Press, pp; color illus.; Hardcover $ (ISBN: ) Chiura Obata: An American Modern is a quietly revolutionary exhibition.

Despite having quite a bit of success during his lifetime and being one of the. A monograph, Chiura Obata: An American Modern published by the University of California Press, accompanies the exhibition. Obata's Yosemite: Art and Letters of Obata from His Trip to the High Sierra in : Obata, Chiura, Driesbach, Janice T., Landauer, Susan: Books/5(23).

A limited edition portfolio of eleven of Obata's California paintings, accompanied by the artist's own haiku (translated into English by Wilder and Ellen Bentley) was published as From the Sierra to the Sea ().

A new portfolio, The Seasons at California, with text by William Frederick Calkins, followed in. chiura obata () Chiura (né Zoroku) Obata was born on Novem in the ancient northern city of Sendai, Japan on the island of Honshu. As a young child, Obata was adopted by his older brother, Rokuichi Obata, an artist of some distinction specializing in a Western-style exposé.

Chiura Obata, “Untitled [UC Berkeley students]” (ca. s), ink on paper, x in. InObata was forced into a Japanese internment : Rachel Heidenry. Chiura Obata (–) Episode(s): 5 Associated Park(s): Yosemite Obata was a Japanese immigrant and renowned artist who spent much of his career painting landscapes of .Topaz Moon book.

Read 9 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Chiura Obata was one of more thanJapanese Americans forcefully r /5.Chiura Obata (小圃 千浦, Obata Chiura, Novem – October 6, ) was a well-known Japanese-American artist and popular art teacher.

He emigrated to the United States in and embarked on a seven-decade career that saw the enactment of anti-immigration laws and the mass incarceration of Japanese Americans during World War II.

A self-described "roughneck", Obata went Born: Zoroku Sato, NovemOkayama, Japan.