Petrie-Rogers Gallery - Japanese Woodblock Prints
Event & Show Schedule

List of events.

Namazu: Earthquakes and the Giant Catfish in Japanese Prints
Phoenix Art Museum
02/05/2014 - 02/05/2014

12 noon: Laurie Petrie Rogers will give a gallery talk on a collection of rare namazu-e woodblock prints on exhibit in the Asian Gallery through April 27th. The Japanese believed that giant catfish (namazu) living underground caused earthquakes with their thrashing movements. The prints provide a portrait of Japanese society, culture, religion and politics during the declining decades of the Edo period.

Echoes of Japan: Prints by Western Artists
Arizona State University Museum
02/14/2014 - 02/14/2014

12 noon: Waynor Rogers will discuss the impact of Japanese aesthetics on the work of American and European artists who traveled to Japan in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. This lecture is in conjunction with an exhibit of woodblock prints by four Western women artists (Helen Hyde, Elizabeth Keith, Lilian Miller, and Bertha Lum) drawn from the collection of Waynor and Laurie Rogers. The exhibit runs through May 17th.

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