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Judith Leiber: Earthly Delights

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Judith Leiber (American, 1921 - 2018) known for the creation of

exquisitely designed couture women’s accessories which blur

the boundaries between function and art, adorns minaudières

and compact cases with semi-precious stones and crystals. Her

creations also include day bags, belts and pillboxes.

Image: Miser's Purse Handbag, 1996, Swarovski crystals on silver metal

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Watanabe: Japanese Print Envoy

Drawn from the Chazen’s collection of nearly four

thousand Japanese prints, this exhibition focuses

on the work of one publisher: Shozaburo

Watanabe. Determined to renew the tradition of

Japanese color woodcuts, Watanabe hired a new

generation of artists and craftsmen to create

prints that brought traditional techniques into the

twentieth century. He called these prints “shin

hanga” or “new prints,” now the generic name for

the style his workshop pioneered.

Image: Ito Shinsui, (Japanese, 1898 - 1972),

Snowy Night from the series Twelve Images of

Modern Beauties, 1/1923, color woodcut, 408 x

242 mm, Chazen Museum of Art, University of

Wisconsin-Madison, Bequest of John H. Van Vleck,