Drawing the Line: Japanese American Art, Design & Activism in Post-War Los Angeles

October 15, 2011 through February 19, 2012

A survey of the dynamic and diverse Japanese American contributions to the visual landscape of L.A. in the period following World War II. Works of art and historic documents—together with texts, images, and video clips from extensive oral histories—will illustrate the delicate line that exists between form and function.

GIDRA • Matsumi Kanemitsu • Nobuko Miyamoto • Robert A. Nakamura • Linda Nishio • Ben Sakoguchi • Larry Shinoda • Qris Yamashita • Bruce Yonemoto • Norman Yonemoto

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Drawing the Line is part of Pacific Standard Time. This unprecedented collaboration, initiated by the Getty, brings together more than sixty cultural institutions from across Southern California for six months beginning October 2011 to tell the story of the birth of the L.A. art scene.

Support for Drawing the Line is provided by the Getty Foundation with additional support from the National Endowment for the Arts, California Community Foundation, The Aratani CARE grant, Asian American Studies Center, UCLA, and Ben Kitagawa.

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