First Wednesday Art Talk – Layers of Color: The Beauty and Impact of Woodblock Prints
Explore the fascinating and diverse details of how woodblock prints are created, and the magnitude of their impact on art throughout the world.
Woodblock printing made art accessible to the masses. Japanese art is known for the beauty and variety of its woodblock prints. The techniques and characteristics of woodblock prints have influenced other art forms, especially the Impressionists, and have evolved over the years. They served multiple purposes from advertising posters to printed books to promoting fashion icons. Take a journey to heighten appreciation of the beauty of woodblock prints and understand the elements which had such influence.
Asian Art Museum Docent: Jim Brown
Please register in advance or on the day and time of the event.
First Wednesday Art Talks are provided by
Friends of the San Rafael Libraries.