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IN MEMORIAM YOSHIAKI (YOSHI) SHIMIZU *75, the Marquand Professor of Art and Archaeology, emeritus, died Jan. 20 at age 84. A Princeton Ph.D. graduate, Shimizu taught at the University of California, Berkeley, before becoming curator of Japanese art at the Freer Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C. He joined the Princeton faculty in 1984 and taught for 25 years until his retirement, continuing to share his curatorial skills for exhibits at the National Gallery of Art and the Japan Society. In 2009, the Princeton University Art Museum hosted an exhibition in Shimizu’s honor.