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Meet the Iconic Japanese-American Artist Whose Work Hasn’t Been Exhibited in Decades

Born in 1899, Yasuo Kunioyshi first came to the United States from Japan in 1906 at the age of 16. He had no intention of either staying nor becoming an artist. But after taking classes at New York’s Independent School and the Art Students League, where he later taught, he found he had a knack for painting.

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