Major Exhibition of James McNeill Whistler Prints on View at the University of Michigan

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ANN ARBOR, MI.- The University of Michigan Museum of Art will present the prints of noted American artist James McNeill Whistler (1834–1903) in a comprehensive special exhibition entitled On Beauty and the Everyday: The Prints of James McNeill Whistler, on view August 21 through November 28, 2010. This major exhibition will feature more than 100 works of art from UMMA’s rare and important Whistler collection, which covers the artist’s entire career in Europe, ranging from his student days and exposure to the vanguard artistic movements of the 19th century to the groundbreaking and atmospheric lithographs and etchings of his mature style. It is the first exhibition devoted to Whistler’s works at UMMA since 1994. UMMA’s Whistler collection represents one of the finest holdings of Whistler’s graphic output in North