The Great Nature of Chiura Obata


Subject:
California: Arts and Humanities , California: People , Artists , Individual Biographies

Description:
Online exhibit about California artist Chiura Obata (1885-1975), known for his paintings of the Sierra Nevada region. Features background about Obata (who was first taught to paint in Japan when he was 7), details about the sumi painting technique, and a gallery of selected works such as "El Capitan," "Yosemite Falls," and the Tanforan, California, relocation center, where Obata was interned in 1942. From the Sierra Nevada Education Project.

Publisher:
Sierra Nevada Education Project

Language:
English

Source:
http://obata.wilderness.net/


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