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Creativity and Modernity in Japanese Prints of the 1960s and 1970s

June 5 - July 17, 2014
Opening Reception: June 6, 5:00-7:30 p.m.

Sōsaku Hanga is a companion exhibition to the Birmingham Museum of Art’s Shin Hanga: Japanese Prints from the 1920s and 1930s exhibition.

Curated by UAB Assistant Professor Cathleen Cummings, this exhibition explores the works of Sōsaku Hanga printmakers of post-war Japan. These works explore the growing influence of the West on traditional Japanese print aesthetics.

All prints are from the permanent collection of the Birmingham Museum of Art.