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Chiura Obata (1885-1975): An American Modern

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Chiura Obata (1885-1975): An American Modern

Event Description-----Join ShiPu Wang, curator of the internationally-traveling retrospective, Chiura Obata: An American Modern, for a revealing talk about the artist’s life stories and love for California’s “Great Nature,” and Wang’s 8-year effort in organizing this exhibition. The exhibition is on view at UC Santa Barbara’s Art, Design & Architecture Museum through April 29, 2018. It travels to Utah, Okayama, Japan, and Sacramento, with a culminating stop at the Smithsonian American Art Museum in Washington, D.C. in November 2019.

UC Merced’s Center for the Humanities is offering each of the first 20 registered attendees a free copy of the exhibition catalogue by the University of California Press, the first art book surveying Obata’s 7-decade career by an academic publisher. To register:

Date or Dates of Event----April 11, 2018

Start Time-----4:30PM

Street Address-----2100 O street Merced, CA 95340


For More Information Call:-----(290) 228-2453

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