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Night Watch - Minidoka
  • Roger Shimomura, artist
    born 1939
    born: Seattle, Washington, United States ; active: United States
    Lawrence Lithography Workshop, printer and publisher
    active 2001–present
  • Night Watch - Minidoka, 2014
  • Where object was made: United States
  • color lithograph
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 710 x 967 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 27 15/16 x 38 1/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 785 x 1032 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 30 7/8 x 40 5/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 38 x 47 in
  • Gift of Richard J. Barohn, M.D., University Distinguished Professor, University of Kansas Medical Center
  • Not on display
  • 2017.0091
Description

Exterior. The outside of a three-story apartment building at night, each floor with three illuminated windows. The top floor, which is the shortest horizontally, has four lines of barbed wire coming from the left side. In the windows of the third floor, from left to right, are a man at a dresser with a mirror and lamp, an empty couch, and a sillouhette of a man wearing a hat shaking the hand of someone else. On the second floor, from left to right, are the sillouhette of a man gesturing with his right hand, the sillouhettes of a couple in an embrace, and a woman with her back to the viewer next to a table. On the first floor there is a person leaning back on a couch, a man leaning over and gesturing with their left and, and a man and a woman dancing.