Summer Forum Series Video July 10, 2022 "Seeking Great Nature: Chiura Obata"

11 July 2022

Summer Forum Series Presentation given on July 10, 2022

Luke Kelly - associate curator of the Utah Museum of Fine Arts will share the Art of Japanese/American artist Chiura Obata. Obata was a professor of art at  UC Berkeley before being held in the Topaz Internment Camp near Delta, Utah. He created an art school of about 700 students there. The Obata family recently gifted 35 of his pieces to the UMFA.
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