Roger Shimomura
1939–

Introduction

Roger Shimomura (born Roger Yutaka Shimomura in 1939 in Seattle) is an American artist and a retired professor at the University of Kansas, having taught there from 1969 to 2004. His art, showcased across the United States, Japan, Canada, Mexico, and Israel, often combines American popular culture, traditional Asian tropes, and stereotypical racial imagery to provoke thought and debate on issues of identity and social perception.

Wikidata identifier

Q7358909

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Roles

Artist, installation artist

ULAN identifier

500334023

Names

Roger Shimomura

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