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Art in Library Special Collections

UCLA Library Special Collections has built in-depth collections that reflect trends in arts and architecture in the Los Angeles region, especially as the metropolitan area grew during the Modernist movement.

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Works of Art

Camp Life - Estelle Ishigo

Library Special Collections has almost half-a-million prints and many other works of art, most having come as parts of collections. Included are images of famous writers, art by writers, paintings and drawings created by Japanese Americans during their World War II internment, and the work of artists associated with bookmaking.