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Immigrant Artists and the American West

How art relates and responds to personal and political issues around immigration

 


In order of appearance:  Robert Lougheed (Canadian American, 1910–1982), Alberta Morning (detail), date unknown. Oil on Masonite, 10 í— 20 inches. Tacoma Art Museum, Haub Family Collection, Gift of Erivan and Helga Haub, 2015.29.10.  Mian Situ (Chinese American, born 1953), Beef, Beans and Biscuits, 2004. Oil on canvas, 41 í— 48 ½ inches. Tacoma Art Museum, Haub Family Collection, Gift of Erivan and Helga Haub, 2015.29.16.  Frederick Billing (German American, 1835–1914); Peter Moran (English American, 1841–1914); and Thomas Moran (English American, 1837–1926), Falls of the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone River (detail), circa 1894. Oil on canvas, 28 í— 24 inches. Tacoma Art Museum, Haub Family Collection, Gift of Erivan and Helga Haub, 2017.14.6.  Kenjiro Nomura (Japanese American, 1896–1956), Gymnasium, 1945. Oil on canvas, 24 í— 30 inches. Tacoma Art Museum, Museum purchase, 2013.6.