Self-portrait of John DePol on a wood engraved block, ca. 1990
- March 3rd through June 5th
- Next Opening
- April 21st from 10:00am to 5:00pm
- Hatcher Graduate Library, 7th floor, Special Collections Library
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This exhibit serves as an introduction to the incredible wood engravings of the American master John DePol (1913–2004), one of America’s most prolific book illustrators. His dramatic images often feature bold, dominant black backgrounds from which the image appears in white.
Exhibit curated by Cathleen A. Baker, Conservation Librarian and Exhibit Conservator, University of Michigan Library, from materials held in the Special Collections Library and the Art, Architecture and Engineering Library. Open Monday through Friday, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Join us for a curator's talk and reception on April 28 at 3:30 p.m.