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Author Menpes, Mortimer, 1855-1938, artist.

Title An artist's utopia : Mortimer Menpes in Japan.

Published [Parkville, Victoria] Grainger Museum, The University of Melbourne, 2014.
©2014.

Copies

Location Call No. Status
 UniM Grainger  709.2 MENP/ ARTI    NOT FOR LOAN
 UniM Bail SpC/UM  709.2 MENP/ ARTI    NOT FOR LOAN
 UniM Lenton Parr Special  709.2 Men  3 HR LOAN  LIB USE ONLY
Physical description 1 folded sheet : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Notes Cover title.
"Co-curated by Astrid Britt Krautschneider and Brian Allison" -- back cover.
Summary "This exhibition of prints, paintings and decorative arts tells the story of South Australian-born artist Mortimer Menpes (1855-1938) and his love affair with Japanese culture. Menpes was one of the first western artists to visit Japan and produce artworks of the people and their customs. He saw traditional Japan as a world where art existed through all levels of society and artists and craftspeople were greatly respected. A very popular and successful artist in Edwardian London, Menpes befriended and promoted the young Australian virtuoso pianist and composer, Percy Grainger. Mortimer Menpes' love of Japanese culture left a lasting impression on Percy and his mother, Rose." -- publisher's website.
Notes Exhibition catalogue: July 2014-March 2015
Other author Krautschneider, Astrid Britt, curator.
Allison, Brian, 1961-, curator.
Grainger Museum, host institution
Subject Menpes, Mortimer, 1855-1938 -- Exhibitions.
Japan -- In art -- Exhibitions.
Artists -- Australia -- Exhibitions.
Art, Australian -- 19th century -- Exhibitions.
Local series Grainger museum reference