Snow Guest Lecture: Japanese Woodblock Prints

Honors College Professor Hilary Snow showed Japanese woodblock prints from the UWM Art Collection to accompany her guest lecture Monday, October 23rd in Assistant Professor Kay Wells’ course, ‘Frank Lloyd Wright.’ Her presentation focused on the tradition of Japanese ukiyo-e printmaking and discussed the common subjects of the kabuki theater, the pleasure district, and landscape prints. Snow also discussed the Western reception and subsequent collection of these objects by significant figures like Wright.

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