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Born in Okayama, Japan, Chiura Obata (小圃千浦, 1885–1975) emigrated to the United States in 1903 and embarked on a seven decade career that saw the enactment of anti-immigration laws and the mass incarceration of Japanese Americans during World War II. He nevertheless emerged as a leading figure in the Northern California art scene and as an influential educator, teaching at the University of California, Berkeley, for nearly twenty years and acting as founding director of art schools inView more
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