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Kitaro Uetsugi

Kitaro Uetsugi is active/lives in California / Japan.  Kitaro Uetsugi is known for painting.

Biography   Kitaro Uetsugi

Kitaro Uetsugi was born in Japan.  Uetsugi (aka Uetsuji) studied art in Japan before arriving in Los Angeles in the early 1920s.  He studied commercial art and design at Otis Art Institute and won several prizes while at that school.  He was active in Los Angeles until 1943 when he was interned at Manzanar Relocation Center.  After the war, he is believed to have returned to Japan.  His style embraced both oriental and occidental techniques. 

Exhibited:  Modern Art Workers of Los Angeles, 1926.

Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"

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