Art Windsor-Essex respectfully acknowledges that we are located on Anishinaabe Territory – the traditional territory of the Three Fires Confederacy of First Nations, comprised of the Ojibway, the Odawa, and the Potawatomi. Today the Anishinaabe of the Three Fires Confederacy are represented by Bkejwanong. We want to state our respect for the ancestral and ongoing authority of Walpole Island First Nation over its Territory.
Hanga: Japanese Woodblock Prints from the AGW Collection
April 3, 2004 - June 20, 2004
This exhibition features the work of printmakers Ando Hiroshige, Junisada I, Ichiyusai Kuniyoshi, and other artists of the Utagawa school, this marks the first time the AGW’s japanese prints have been shown in two decades.
Woodblock prints, representing a variey of subjects, were economical to make and collect in 19th century Japan. Their imagery also inflenced art and design in both Europe and North America. This exhibition, supplemented with works from local private collections, features popular subject matter from the late Edo period. The exhibition also leads viewers through the printmaking process, featuring artists’ materials and examples of other printed works such as books.