From the Silk Road

Article author: FUNCI

Date of publication of the article: 20110624

Year of publication: 2011

Stories from the Silk Road takes children on a picture-book journey on the Silk Road to experience the cultures, landscapes and peoples of different lands. This exhibition features original illustrations from books about the people who traveled the Silk Road, including Muslim scholar Ibn Battuta, Genghis Khan and Marco Polo. Illustrations from Chinese and Indian folktales are also be on view. Artists included are Helen Cann, Demi (Charlotte Dumaresq Hunt), Yumi Heo, James Rumford and Peter Sis. Art Institute of Chicago, through May 28.