Yellowstone and the West: The Chromolithographs of Thomas Moran
The American west by the book.
Opens Saturday, June 8
Gilcrease Museum opens the book on an exquisite collection of works by the incomparable Thomas Moran. Yellowstone and the West: The Chromolithographs of Thomas Moran opens Saturday, June 8. This exhibit of 15 chromolithographs are prints made of watercolor paintings by the esteemed Moran that were published in 1876 by Prang & Co. of Boston in the first color publication about the glorified American West, a practical portfolio called The Yellowstone National Park, and the Mountain Regions of Portions of Idaho, Nevada, Colorado and Utah. As prints, they are art in themselves, recognized as the finest chromolithographs ever produced. The exhibit runs through Sept. 8. Museum hours are 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday. Gilcrease is located at 1400 N. Gilcrease Museum Road. Admission is $5-$8. Learn more at www.gilcrease.utulsa.edu.