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JAPANESE PRINTS AND THEIR INFLUENCE ON WESTERN ART

Featuring Works by Leon Loughridge and 

Antique Prints by Master Japanese Artists

PACE Center Art Gallery

May 9 - July 8

Explore the history and evolution of Japanese print making from the seventeenth to the twentieth centuries and how it revolutionized Western art.  Learn about types of prints, periods of Japanese printmaking, the processes and the master craftsman behind them. 

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Hans Frank
Venice 

1925 

An Austrian artist greatly influenced by the Japanese Prints.  


Yoshitoshi

Yoshitoshi Tuskioka
Moon behind Mt Mikasa
1888

Part of a series titled 100 Aspects of the Moon printed between 1885-1892.

Kuniyoshi

Kuniyoshi Utagawa
Exorcizing the Fox Demon

1834

Part of a series print in 1834 to 1835 titled The Warrior Prints.


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Yoshida Toshi
Mount of the Holy Cross
1966

The son of noted Japanese artist Yoshida Hiroshi, Toshi visited Vail, CO in 1964 and produced this image in 1966.  

Watch as artist Leon Loughridge talks about his process.

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