Stanton Macdonald-Wright: The Haiga Portfolio

Stanton Macdonald-Wright with Clifton Karhu (printmaker), O Flying Butterfly, I Feel Myself a Creature of Dust, color woodcut, 1966-67. Gift of the Stanton and Jean MacDonald Wright Estate. Copyright: the Estate.

Stanton Macdonald-Wright: The Haiga Portfolio
January 19 – May 29, 2017

Following World War II, this distinguished figure of the American avant-garde became fascinated by Japanese art. In 1966-67 he spent a period in Kyoto and worked with a master of traditional Japanese woodblock techniques, Clifton Karhu, to create a portfolio of twenty haiga, or illustrations to haiku poems.