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Title
Stormy
Creator
Hibi, Hisako
Date Created and/or Issued
6/1/1943
Publication Information
Japanese American National Museum (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Contributing Institution
Japanese American National Museum
Collection
Hibi (Hisako) Collection
Rights Information
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Description
Unframed stretched canvas. Image in brown and gray colors of two men talking between two telephone poles. There are barracks and a mountain in the background.
This work provides a partial view of Topaz concentration camp from an elevated vantage point. Hibi positions the viewer looking down upon this open space bordered by rows of barracks. Two figures walk together in the foreground while a large bird appears in the far right corner. The mountain range stretches across the background below the billowing dark clouds in the sky. This landscape is typical of Hibi's camp paintings in that it provides a view onto the camp which is depicted as empty and stark. Only two small figures appear in the scene, quietly making their way across this muddied area.
Type
image
Format
Painting oil on canvas
Form/Genre
painting
Identifier
http://ark.cdlib.org/ark:/13030/tf5j49n7s4
96.601.12
Subject
Concentration Camps, Topaz | barracks | mountain | truck | field

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