Karin Higa

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Karin Higa was born on 19 June, 1966 in Los Angeles, California, United States, is an art curator. Discover Karin Higa’s Biography, Age, Height, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and career updates. Learn How rich is She in this year and how She spends money? Also learn how She earned most of networth at the age of 47 years old?

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Occupationart curator
Age47 years old
Zodiac SignGemini
Born19 June 1966
Birthday19 June
BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, United States
Date of deathOctober 29, 2013,
Died PlaceLos Angeles, California, United States
NationalityUnited States

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In 2006, Higa co-curated with Melissa Chiu and Susette Min “One Way or Another: Asian American Art Now” (2006–2008) for the Asia Society of New York. She died of cancer on October 29, 2013 at the age of 47.


Higa’s publications include contributions to the International Center for Photography’s “Only Skin Deep” (Abrams, 2003), the Los Angeles County Museum of Art’s “Reading California: Art, Image, and Identity, 1900-2000” (University of California Press, 2000), “Art, Women, California, 1950-2000: Parallels and Intersections” (University of California Press, 2002), and the Hammer Museum’s “Now Dig This! Art & Black Los Angeles” (Delmonico Prestel, 2011).


Notable Japanese American National Museum exhibitions included: “Bruce and Norman Yonemoto: Memory, Matter, and Modern Romance” (1999), “Living in Color: The Art of Hideo Date” (2001–2002), “George Nakashima: Nature, Form & Spirit” (2004), and “Living Flowers: Ikebana and Contemporary Art” (2008).


As senior art curator of the Japanese American National Museum in Los Angeles from 1992 to 2006, her exhibitions and research contributed to the history of Asian American and contemporary art. Higa’s 1992 exhibit, “The View from Within: Japanese American Art from the Internment Camps, 1942-1945”, was co-organized by the Japanese American National Museum, the UCLA Wight Art Gallery, and the UCLA Asian American Studies Center. In September 2012, the Hammer Museum named her and Michael Ned Holte curators of the museums biennial, “Made in L.A. 2014.” She withdrew from the project due to her cancer diagnosis.


Karin Higa (June 19, 1966 – October 29, 2013) was a curator and specialist in Asian American art.


Notable works included “The View from Within: Japanese American Art from the Internment Camps, 1942-1945”, co-organized by the Japanese American National Museum, the UCLA Wight Art Gallery, and the UCLA Asian American Studies Center.


A native of Los Angeles, Higa graduated from Columbia University in New York and received a master’s degree in art history from University of California, Los Angeles. Higa was an early participant in the art collective Godzilla Asian American Arts Network. At the time of her death, she was working on her doctorate at University of Southern California’s Department of Art History. Her dissertation was entitled “Little Tokyo, Los Angeles: Japanese American Art and Visual Culture, 1919–1941.”