About this event:
WHAT: The link between Frank Lloyd Wright and Japanese prints
SO WHAT: What do Japanese prints and architect, Frank Lloyd Wright have in common? Wright’s interest in Japanese art and culture had a resounding effect on his architectural practice. After several visit to Japan, he amassed a large collection of Japanese prints, which subsequently have found their way to the Art Institute of Chicago’s collection. The museum’s exhibition, The Formation of the Japanese Print Collection at the Art Institute of Chicago: Frank Lloyd Wright and the Prarie School, includes original Japanese prints purchased from Wright, as well as photos and renderings from his past exhibitions.
NOW WHAT: This gallery is included with museum admission .General admission is free to Illinois residents every Thursday from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. throughout the year.