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Item Name: Print
Title: Autumn Prairie
Maker: Takao Tanabe
Year: 1981
Country: Canadian
Materials: woodcut 59/60
Measurements: in frame: 51 cm x 56 cm; work: 38.7 cm x 44.4 cm
ID Number: PC2017.21

Extended Label Info: Takao Tanabe(1926-) is a Canadian Painter. Takao Tanabe's work is in numerous international collections including: Art Gallery of Greater Victoria; Art Gallery of Nova Scotia; Art Gallery of Ontario; Canada Council Art Bank; Glenbow Museum, Calgary; McMaster Museum of Art, Hamilton; National Gallery of Canada; Tate Museum, U.K.; Vancouver Art Gallery; Borden, Ladner, Gervais; Four Seasons Hotels; Jarislowsky Fraser Ltd.; Scotiabank; UBS Canada Inc. Tanabe is the recipient of several honorary degrees and awards including Order of British Columbia (1993); Order of Canada (Member, 1999); the Governor General's Award in Visual and Media Arts (2003); Audain Prize for Lifetime Achievement in the Visual Arts (2013). In 2005, the retrospective Takao Tanabe was organized by Art Gallery of Greater Victoria and Vancouver Art Gallery and toured nationally. In 2011, the traveling exhibition: Chronicles of Form and Place: Works on Paper by Takao Tanabe was organized by the Burnaby Art Gallery, and McMaster Museum of Art. In 2016, the exhibition: Takao Tanabe – Sumie: Ink Brush Paintings was featured at the Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre, Burnaby, British Columbia.