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Exhibition essay and retrospective - "Laura Kina: A Many-Splendored Thing"
  • Laura Kina, DePaul University

Larry Lee. “Laura Kina: A Many-Splendored Thing.” Foundation for Asian American Independent Media 15th Annual Asian American Showcase catalogue. 2010. April 2 - May 30, 2010 Gene Siskel Film Center A retrospective featuring over thirty selected paintings, drawings and textiles (1995-present) from her Refrigerator, Hapa Soap Opera, Loving, Aloha Dreams, and Devon Avenue Sampler series as wellas some early and new works on exhibit for the first time. Kina's art collectively embraces "ikigai" or the Japanese belief of "a sense of life worth living" and reflects her "postcolonial pop aesthetic" as a multiracial Okinawan Jewish artist/educator/scholar living in a South Asian Indian neighborhood in Chicago. To view the images, visit curator Larry Lee's archive:

  • Laura Kina retrospective
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Laura Kina. "Exhibition essay and retrospective - "Laura Kina: A Many-Splendored Thing"" (2010)
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