Год издания: 2007
Издатель: Spencer Museum of Art, Lawrence, Kansas
Количество страниц: 152
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Best known as a painter and theater artist, Roger Simomura explores his Japanese American identity through a vibrant and provocative stylistic combination of twentieth-century American pop art and traditional eighteenth- and nineteenth-century Japanese woodblock prints. In his printed works, one discovers a number of firsts, among them the artist's first examination of place; his first attempt to combat stereotypes by appropriating racist caricatures; and his first use of explicitly sexual imagery. This catalogue raisonne is also a first. Featuring color reproductions of all the artist's 122 extant prints to date, along with notes by Shimomura about the creative and personal history behind particular images, this is the first publication to systematically examine a specific body of work within Shimomura's larger oeuvre. It is also the first to begin critically examining the importance of the Midwest to his work. A native of Seattle, Shimomura completed his MFA. at Syracuse University...