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Friday, July 28, 2017


Exhibition Public - USA & Canada

The Formation of the Japanese Print Collection at the Art Institute of Chicago

Art Institute of Chicago
111 S. Michigan Ave.,
Chicago, Illinois, USA
May 17, 2017 To Jul 23, 2017


Detail: This exhibition comprises Japanese prints originally purchased from Frank Lloyd Wright, photos of the 1908 exhibition, as well as presentation drawings by Wright and his studio. Many of the drawings are by talented draftswoman Marion Mahoney Griffin and show the incorporation of elements found in Wright’s Japanese prints. In this collaborative exhibition, works drawn from the Department of Asian Art, Ryerson and Burnham Library, and the Department of Architecture and Design will be on view.

Phone No.: (312) 443-3600
Site URL: http://www.artic.edu/exhibition/formation-japanese-print-collection-art-institute-chicago-frank-lloyd-wright-and-prairie

An installation view of the 1908 Art Institute of Chicago exhibition of Japanese color prints
An installation view of the 1908 Art Institute of Chicago exhibition of Japanese color prints
Designed by Frank Lloyd Wright

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