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Chiura Obata

 (1885 - 1975)
Chiura Obata was active/lived in California / Japan.  Chiura Obata is known for portrait, modernist landscape, and still life painting.

Keywords and Quick Facts for Chiura Obata


Birth / Death:  1885 Sendai, Japan - 1975 Berkeley, California

Methods for Chiura Obata

Airbrush
Easel Painting
Graphic Arts, Graphic Design, Printmaking
Illustration, Illustrator

Media for Chiura Obata

Ink
Sumi-e-Ink

Styles for Chiura Obata

Modernism, Modernist (Tradition Breaking)
Sophisticated Naive, Primitive

Subjects for Chiura Obata

Figure, Figurative, Human Figure
Landscape
Marine, Maritime, Nautical, Boats, Canoes
Portraits
Still Life

Geography/Places Lived and/or Worked for Chiura Obata

Asia, Orient
California Before 1940
Grand Canyon, Arizona
Japan
Yosemite National Park

Art Association for Chiura Obata

California Art Club-
California Watercolor Society

Chronology for Chiura Obata

Early 20th Century Before 1950
Late 20th Century After 1950

Added Description for Chiura Obata

Art Educator: School Teaching, Public Lectures, Workshops
Japanese Internment Camp, USA World War II

Ethnicity for Chiura Obata

Asian
Japanese

Exhibition of Art Association for Chiura Obata

California Watercolor Society-
San Francisco Art Association

Exhibition of Museum for Chiura Obata

Art Institute of Chicago
The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts


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