Artists and designers were asked to create personal interpretations of mah jongg for the exhibition and book. Maira Kalman illustrated a 'mah jongg murder mystery.'
Jennifer 8. Lee writes about Jewish-Americans' love for Chinese food.
Mah Jongg: Crak Bam Dot, published by 2wice to accompany the 'Project Mah Jongg' exhibition.
At left: Cover detail of a bestselling mah jongg manual from the 1920s. Right: Vintage advertisements.
Vintage mah jongg sets.
View of Century: 100 Years of Type Design. Installation by Abbott Miller. (Photograph by Bilyana Dimitrova.)