Art in the Camps

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Oct 201014
6:30p.m. - 8:00p.m.

NJAHS Peace Gallery and Gift Shop
1684 Post St.
San Francisco, California, 94115
United States

Second Thursdays at NJAHS: Film screening and program. Thursday, October 14, 2010. 6:30 - 8:00 PM in the NJAHS Peace Gallery

Film Screening: Harsh Canvas: The Art and Life of Henry Sugimoto

Executive producers: Karen L. Ishizuka & Robert A. Nakamura. Editor: John Esaki.

From Japan to California, on to Paris, then to concentration camps in Arkansas that transformed his art forever and finally to New York, Henry Sugimoto (1900-1990) pursued what he called, “the path of an artist.” Sugimoto’s recently translated memoirs, brought to life by Academy Award nominated actor Mako, reveal the artist’s own journey through his life and art. Features his paintings and sketches, rare archival footage, and film of the artist just before his death.

Produced for the exhibition Henry Sugimoto: Painting an American Experience. 30 min. Color VHS. For home use only.

AWARDS: 22nd Annual Telly Awards, Bronze Statuette, 2001; The Videographer Awards, Award of Distinction, 2001

Speaker: Betty Kano

After the movie Professor and visual artist Betty Kano of San Francisco State University will give a 30 minute lecture on art in camps.



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