This collection consists primarily of ukiyo-e woodblock prints. It also includes a few examples of the mingei (folk art) and sosaku hanga ("creative prints") movements of the early 20th century. The bulk of the ukiyo-e prints are by Ando Hiroshige; other notable artists include Katsushika Hokusai, Katsukawa Shunko, Kitagawa Utamaro, and Isoda Koryusai.
Scope and Contents note These records consist of 115.15 linear feet, 91.25 boxes of records created during the planning, and execution of exhibitions and, to a lesser extent, public programming (including the Film and Music Programs) at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art from 1973 through 2003. The records also include some materials related other public museum activities, such as film and music programs. The Exhibitions series consists of 87.4 linear feet or 69.75 boxes of records for exhibitions organized by LACMA, touring to LACMA, or under consideration to tour to LACMA from 1973 to 2003. These records also contain a few files related to events held at LACMA that were not exhibitions. The exhibition series seems to have been created by exhibitions staff members Myrna Smoote and John Passi and their assistants. The General Alphabetical Files series consists of 20 linear feet or 15.5 boxes of records dating from 1976 through 2000. Based on salutations and signatures on ... Read More