JAPANESE CULTURAL & COMMUNITY CENTER OF NORTHERN CALIFORNIA – 2019 Fall Auction
Auction Ends: Sep 15, 2019 10:00 PM PDT

Art

Japanese American National Museum: Art Bound: Masters of Modern Design DVD

Item Number
204
Estimated Value
$20 USD
Leading Bid
$16 USD
Number of Bids
5  -  Bid History

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Item Description

Co-produced by JANM’s Watase Media Arts Center and KCET for the series ARTBOUND.

From the hand-drawn typeface on the cover of The Godfather to Herman Miller’s biomorphic coffee table, the work of Japanese American designers including Ruth Asawa, George Nakashima, Isamu Noguchi, S. Neil Fujita, and Gyo Obata permeated postwar culture. While these second generation Japanese American artists have been celebrated, less-discussed is how their World War II incarceration — a period of intense hardship and discrimination — sent them on trajectories that eventually led to their changing the face of American culture with their immense talents.

Running time: 56 min. BONUS TRACK: Masters of Modern Design: Kay Sekimachi Running time 8 min.

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