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�To me existence and paintings are one and an analogous, for the major lies in one's wisdom of individuals and existence. In paintings one is attempting to precise it within the least difficult resourceful means, as within the artwork of earlier civilizations, for good looks and fact are the single issues which dwell undying and ageless. � - Min� OkuboThis is the 1st book-length severe exam of the lifestyles and paintings of Min� Okubo (1912-2001), a pioneering Nisei artist, author, and social activist who time and again defied traditional position expectancies for girls and for eastern americans over her seventy-year occupation.
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