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Book News Annotation:

Chikamasa Horiuchi was a Japanese-born artist who came to America as a child. He is better known by his English name, Paul Horiuchi. Johns, a Seattle based art historian, presents a look at his life and work. While not sent to an interment camp during World War II, Horiuchi and his family were forced from their home and lived out the years in poverty and fear. Moving to Seattle in 1946 the artist rebuilt his life becoming celebrated in his lifetime. His work includes representational paintings, sculpture, murals, abstracts and collages. The book is replete with photographs and full color prints of the art. Co-published with the Museum of Northwest Art. Annotation ©2008 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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Born in Japan in 1906, Paul Horiuchi came to America as a youth of fourteen. His career took root in Seattle at the end of World War II. Nature was his source of inspiration; collage was his mtier. He gained national and international recognition for his work, as well as an admiring and devoted following in the Northwest. Paul Horiuchi died in 1999. This book provides a narrative of his life and major accomplishments, generously illustrated with historical photographs and works of art. Barbara Johns is former chief curator of the Tacoma Art Museum.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780295987958
Author:
Johns, Barbara
Publisher:
University of Washington Press
Subject:
Japanese American artists
Subject:
Horiuchi, Paul
Subject:
General
Subject:
Criticism and interpretation
Subject:
Horiuchi, Paul - Criticism and interpretation
Subject:
Biography - General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Samuel and Althea Stroum Book
Publication Date:
20080431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
118
Dimensions:
10.92x8.51x.39 in. 1.39 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Born in Japan in 1906, Paul Horiuchi came to America as a youth of fourteen. His career took root in Seattle at the end of World War II. Nature was his source of inspiration; collage was his mtier. He gained national and international recognition for his work, as well as an admiring and devoted following in the Northwest. Paul Horiuchi died in 1999. This book provides a narrative of his life and major accomplishments, generously illustrated with historical photographs and works of art. Barbara Johns is former chief curator of the Tacoma Art Museum.
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