Roger Shimomura – Memories of Childhood portfolio

SKU: 30034

Artwork Description

Roger Shimomura – Memories of Childhood portfolio

Dimensions: 10 x 12.1 x 0.8″ finished size
Year: 1999
Medium: Handmade book with ten color lithographs
Edition: ed. 30

Roger Shimomura’s paintings, prints, and theatre pieces address sociopolitical issues of Asian America and have often been inspired by diaries kept by his late immigrant grandmother.

“Because I was so young at the time, the memories I have are very few, but those that I have maintained are still quite vivid. This series of work represents nearly all of those memories, that is, all of them except for one. As wonderful as it had seemed to live close to most of my friends and relatives, I remember never fully understanding exactly why we moved, and wondering if we were ever going to go back home.”

– Roger Shimomura –

Shimomura is in the permanent collections of over 80 museums nation wide. His personal papers and letters are being collected by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution in Washington, DC.

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