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Chiura Obata | Chiura Obata

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Nov.12.2008
The problem was, he was a Japanese-American. As such, he ended up in an internment camp, a victim of World War II's Executive Order 9066. An artist of a very high degree, Obata was first incarcerated, in 1942, at Tanforan Assembly Center, formerly a race track at San Bruno, California, south of...