Oral history interview with Shiro Ikegawa
Portions of this collection are digitized

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.ikegaw03
Creators:
Ikegawa, Shiro, 1933-
Jenkins, Jamisen
Dates:
2003 Jan. 8
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
1 Sound cassette
Sound recording: 1 sound cassette (40 min.)
analog
13 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview of Shiro Ikegawa conducted 2003 Jan. 8, by Jamisen Jenkins, for the Archives of American Art, in Keiro Nursing Home, Los Angeles, Calif.
Scope and Contents
Ikegawa discusses his decision to come to the United States. He describes his ethnicity and how it plays a part in his art and teaching, teaching at the University of California at Irvine and other instituions, his Sushi Show, printmaking as a primary medium, and his near fatal accident.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Shiro Ikegawa (1933-2009) was a Japanese American painter, graphic artist, performance artist, and art instructor based in Altadena, California.

Administration
Sponsor
Funding for this interview provided by the Robert Hoehn Fund. Funding for the digital preservation of this interview was provided by a grant from the Save America's Treasures Program of the National Park Service.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
This interview is part of the Archives of American Art Oral History Program, started in 1958 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics and administrators.

Digital Content

Keywords
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Art -- Study and teaching -- California Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Japanese American art Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Printmakers -- California Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
University of California, Irvine -- Faculty Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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