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January 20, 2016
JANM TO OPEN TWO PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITIONS

The Japanese American National Museum will open two new exhibitions on February 28, 2016. Making Waves: Japanese American Photography, 1920–1940 is an in-depth examination of the contributions of Japanese Americans to photography, particularly modernist art photography. Two Views: Photographs by Ansel Adams and Leonard Frank examines the forced incarceration of citizens of Japanese descent who ...
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See how Japanese American photography from 1920-1940 is still 'Making Waves'
Los Angeles Times, March 8, 2016
LA Times art critic Christopher Knight gives a glowing review of Making Waves: Japanese American Photography, 1920–1940.

Shigemi Izuo, Untitled (Man Smoking), c. 1925, gelatin silver print. Collection of the Izuo family.

 

 

Shigemi Izuo, Untitled (Man Smoking), c. 1925, gelatin silver print. Collection of the Izuo family.

 

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Warren Sata Pays Tribute to Japanese American Photographers with Moss on the Mirror
May 5, 2016 This Saturday, May 7, at 2 p.m., JANM will ...
Photographer’s Son Featured in “Learning at Lunch”
March 16, 2016   One of my favorite Members Only events here at JANM ...
JANM Opens Two New Photography Exhibitions
March 9, 2016   On the weekend of February 27–28, JANM opened two ...

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Top: Harry Hayashida, Streamline, c. 1935, gelatin silver print. Collection of the Japanese American National Museum.