January 23 – March 23, 2018
Exhibition Hours: Mondays 6:00-8:00PM, Wednesdays 2:00-4:00PM, Saturdays 2:00-4:00PM
Malden Public Library
36 Salem St., Malden, MA 02148
The woodblock ukiyo-e prints show images of everyday Japan and were mass-produced for popular consumption in the Edo period (1615-1868). Brought to Europe and America, these prints influenced many Western artists, including Monet and Van Gogh; as well as the creators of our popular manga and anime series. Among the treasured prints exhibited are works by Katsushika Hokusai, best known for his work “Great Wave off the Coast of Kanagawa” or “The Great Wave” from his series Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji.
The exhibition is a collaboration between the Malden Public Library and the Malden Historical Society.
For more information or group tours call 781-324-0218.
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