Talk: UCSB Faculty Panel Discusses the Legacy of Chiura Obata

Thursday, February 22, 2018
5:30 PM – 7:30 PM


Free Event

The Museum is pleased to present a discussion that helps us appreciate why Chiura Obata was such an influential and beloved artist, and why his artwork is still relevant today. This gallery presentation will feature ShiPu Wang, Associate Professor of Art History and Visual Culture at UC Merced, curator of this exhibition and a UCSB alumnus, Kim Yasuda, Professor of Art at UCSB, will also discuss how Obata’s work can still resonate with contemporary audiences, especially for those working in the visual arts, as well as those who are immigrants or children of immigrants.

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