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Impressions of the Natural World: Japanese Prints from the Special Collections Division
April 18, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pmFree
The Newark Public Library will exhibit Japanese prints and ehon featuring kacho-ga, (pictures of birds and flowers). Beautiful works by Hiroshige, Koson, Utamaro, Bairei, Yoshida, and many others will be included. The exhibit and related programming aim to explain Japanese printmaking traditions, to expose and promote the library’s exceptional collection, and to develop interest in Japanese art and culture. The show coincides with the celebrated Cherry Blossom Festival at Branch Brook Park and the 350th Anniversary of the City of Newark. An opening reception will take place on Thursday, April 21, from 6:00-7:30pm.