William Blake and the Age of Aquarius at the Block Museum of Art

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The exhibition will feature American artists for whom Blake was an important inspiration and will include more than 130 paintings, prints, drawings, photographs, films, and posters, as well as original Blake prints and illuminated books from collecti

William Blake and the Age of Aquarius will explore the impact of British visionary poet and artist William Blake (1757-1827) on a broad range of American artists in the post-World War II period. This exhibition will be the first to consider how Blake’s art and ideas were absorbed and filtered through American visual artists from the mid-1940s through the 1960s when Blake became a model of non-conformity, individuality, and resistance to authority.

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Nov 01 to Mar 11, 2018

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