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Detail, photograph by Jun Fujita, circa 1930s, courtesy of the Graham and Pamela Lee private collection.

Jun Fujita: Oblivion

Jan 12th, 2017 – May 26th, 2017

This exhibition presents photographs and ephemera from the poet Jun Fujita (1888-1963). Fujita is an English-language tanka poet who published regularly in Poetry during the 1920s. The first Japanese-American photojournalist, he is responsible for the most famous photos of the Eastland disaster, the Chicago race riots of 1919, and the St. Valentine’s Day massacre, among others. This show explores his lesser-known landscapes and includes ephemera from his life and photojournalism work.

 

Exhibit Hours

Monday — Friday, 11 AM — 4 PM

Select Saturdays, 10 AM — 3 PM

April 15

May 13

Select Evenings, 4 PM — 7 PM

March 21

April 18

May 16

Past Exhibits

  1. Pegasus & Mermaids
    Sep 23rd, 2016 – Dec 16th, 2016
  2. Bhaba by Neha Vedpathak
    Jul 11th, 2016 – Sep 15th, 2016
  3. Vintage Poetry Center Posters
    May 5th, 2016 – Jun 24th, 2016
  4. Bernadette Mayer: Memory
    Mar 3rd, 2016 – Apr 27th, 2016

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