Japanese American Cultural and Community Center
Exhibition TOYO: Behind the Glass Eye
George J. Doizaki Gallery at Japanese American Cultural & Community Center
244 S. San Pedro Street, Los Angeles, California 90012, (213) 628-2725
October 5, 2017 – December 10, 2017
Opening reception: Thursday, October 5, 4pm-7pm
TOYO: Behind the Glass Eye juxtaposes selected examples of Miyatake’s pre-war art photography with his images of life in Manzanar camp—some photographed secretly before he was caught. Miyatake was eventually allowed by the authorities to serve as camp photographer.