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Mine Okubo

 (1912 - 2001)
Mine Okubo was active/lived in California.  Mine Okubo is known for painting-mod townscape-genre, abstraction.

Mine Okubo

The following obituary is from The New York Times:

Miné Okubo, Whose Art Chronicled Internment Camps, Dies at 88
February 25, 2001

Miné Okubo, a Japanese-American artist who recorded in 2,000 drawings
and 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.

Miss 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 much crit  ...  Displaying 750 of 4722 characters.

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About  Mine Okubo

Born:  1912 - Riverside, California
Died:   2001 - Manhattan, New York
Known for:  painting-mod townscape-genre, abstraction