(1912 - 2001)
Mine Okubo was active/lived in California. Mine Okubo is known for painting-mod townscape-genre, abstraction.
Biography Mine Okubo
The following obituary is from The New York Times:
Miné Okubo, Whose Art Chronicled Internment Camps, Dies at 88
February 25, 2001
By ERIC PACE
Miné Okubo, a Japanese-American artist who recorded in 2,000 drawings
a book what she saw and felt as an internee in American detention camps
for Japanese and Japanese-Americans during World War II, died on Feb.
10 in Manhattan. She was 88 and lived in Manhattan.
Okubo, who pronounced her first name mee-neh, was one of 110,000
Japanese and Japanese-Americans living in Western states who were
evacuated from their homes early in 1942. They were interned by
the federal government as a precautionary measure, a move that has been
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