A TRIBUTE TO HOKUSAI
Galleri Upsala 1810
753 32 Uppsala
One of Hokusai's many sources of inspiration was water. And in this collective exhibition, we are motivated by nine selected pieces of Japanese woodcuts.
Katsushika Hokusai 葛飾 北斎 (1760– 1849) was a Japanese artist born in Edo (now Tokyo) and is best known as author of the woodblock print series 'Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji' ,which includes the internationally iconic print 'Under the Wave off Kanagawa'.
Hokusai began painting around the age of six, perhaps learning from his father, who was a mirror maker whose ...