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Obata, Chiura

Overview
Works: 51 works in 76 publications in 2 languages and 1,765 library holdings
Genres: Art  Biography  History  Records and correspondence  Pictorial works  Exhibition catalogs  Documentary television programs  Documentary films  Nonfiction television programs  Nature television programs 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Artist
Classifications: N6537.O22, 760.092
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Most widely held works about Chiura Obata
 
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Most widely held works by Chiura Obata
Through Japan with brush & ink by Chiura Obata( Book )

5 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The national parks. America's best idea( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To battle unemployment during the Great Depression, Franklin D. Roosevelt creates the Civilian Conservation Corps, which spawns a "golden age" for the parks through major renovation projects. In a groundbreaking study, a young NPS biologist named George Melendez Wright discovers widespread abuses of animal habitats and pushes the service to reform its wildlife policies. Congress narrowly passes a bill to protect the Everglades in Florida as a national park -- the first time a park has been created solely to preserve an ecosystem, as opposed to scenic beauty. As America becomes entrenched in World War II, Roosevelt is pressured to open the parks to mining, grazing and lumbering. The president is also subjected to a storm of criticism for expanding Grand Teton National Park in Wyoming by accepting a gift of land secretly purchased by John D. Rockefeller, Jr
Sumie by Chiura Obata( Book )

1 edition published in 1967 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chiura Obata's Topaz moon : art of the internment camps by Chiura Obata( )

3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the artist's sketches, sumi paintings, and watercolors depicting the austerity, hardship, hope, and beauty he discovered in the internment camp, and includes a collection of his interviews and correspondence
Hokusai : a fable in fact by William Frederick Calkins( Book )

1 edition published in 1940 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The seasons at California by Chiura Obata( Book )

4 editions published between 1939 and 1940 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the Sierra to the sea by Chiura Obata( Book )

1 edition published in 1937 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Great nature : the transcendent landscapes of Chiura Obata by Timothy Anglin Burgard( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A book of poems: Wind of spring by Kashin Shimizu( Book )

1 edition published in 1923 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Obata's Yosemite : the art and letters of Chiura Obata from his trip to the High Sierra in 1927 by Chiura Obata( Book )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume includes 80 full-color reproductions of Obata's pencil sketches, watercolor paintings, and day-by-day narratives woven through his correspondences
From the Sierra to the sea, eleven original brush drawings of California subjects, each accompanied by a translation from the artist's poetry by Chiura Obata( Book )

1 edition published in 1937 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

California's colorful campuses : twenty beautiful watercolor paintings by Chiura Obata( Book )

2 editions published in 1947 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The seasons at California by Chiura Obata( Visual )

1 edition published in 1940 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Melody wave : to Obata by David Macbride( )

1 edition published in 1977 and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chiura Obata : an American modern by ShiPu Wang( Book )

1 edition published in 2018 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Chiura Obata (1885-1975) was one of the most significant Japanese American artists working on the West Coast in the last century. Born in Okayama, Japan, Obata emigrated to the United States in 1903 and embarked on a seven-decade career that saw the enactment of anti-immigration laws and the mass incarceration of Japanese Americans during World War II. But Obata emerged as a leading figure in the Northern California artistic communities, serving not only as an influential art professor at UC Berkeley for nearly twenty years, but also as a founding director of art schools in the internment camps. With a prodigious and expansive oeuvre, Obata's seemingly effortless mastery of, and productive engagement with, diverse techniques, styles, and traditions defy the dichotomous categorizations of American/European and Japanese/Asian art. His faith in the power of art, his devotion to preserving the myriad grandeur of what he called "Great Nature," and his compelling personal story as an immigrant and an American are all as relevant to our contemporary moment as ever. Published in association with the Art, Design and Architecture Museum, UC Santa Barbara. Exhibition: Art, Design and Architecture Museum, UC Santa Barbara, USA (13.01-29.04.2018); Utah Museum of Fine Arts, Salt Lake City, USA (25.05-02.09.2018); Okayama Prefectural Museum of Art, Okayama, Japan (18.01-10.03.2019); Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, USA (23.06-29.09.2019)
Beikoku jōkei sōsaku hanga( Book )

1 edition published in 1929 in Japanese and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Chiura Obata paintings collected by Harold Burns by Chiura Obata( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Includes two paintings affixed to greeting cards, one depicting a fish, the other a bucking horse. Also includes a framed sumi painting depicting a bucking horse
Wishing you a happy & prosperous holiday season( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Obata's Yosemite by Joann Moser( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Chiura Obata's Topaz moon : art of the internment camps
Alternative Names
Chiura, Obata

Chiura Obata Amerikaans kunstschilder (1885-1975)

Chiura Obata artista giapponese-americano

Obata, Chiura.

Obata, Chiura 1885-1975

Обата, Тиура

オバタ, チウラ 1885-1975

小圃, 蔵六

小圃千浦

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Nature art with Chiura ObataObata's Yosemite : the art and letters of Chiura Obata from his trip to the High Sierra in 1927Topaz moon : Chiura Obata's art of the internment