Jacob Hashimoto

  • Toyo Miyatake, Row of Barracks, ca. 1942–45, gelatin silver print, 8 × 9 7⁄8".

    History Sickness

    “SOMETIMES THE PUBLIC INTEREST is better served by art that isn’t a giant space invader,” wrote Lucy Lippard. “Sometimes the art is small in scale and the audiences are gigantic. Sometimes the audiences are small but affected by the art in a big way.” Affirming Lippard’s musings, New York’s Noguchi Museum this past spring mounted “No Monument: In the Wake of the Japanese American Incarceration,” which was organized eighty years after President Franklin Delano Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066—a mandate that ultimately authorized the imprisonment of more than 120,000 Japanese Americans on