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Noboru Fujinuma, a Living National Treasure of Japan, visits Japan House

Noboru Fujinuma, a Living National Treasure of Japan, visits Japan House

By Kayla Raflores, Contributing writer

October 28, 2017

While teaching at the Art Institute of Chicago, Professor Emeritus Shozo Sato was asked to translate for Japanese bamboo artist Noboru Fujinuma. Sato graciously agreed. Fujinuma, who spoke little English, was visiting after some of his bamboo work was bought and donated to the Art Institute ...