The Art of Katsushika Hokusai

Katsushika Hokusai creates brilliant prints that depicted timeless images that combined traditional Japanese art styles with contemporary techniques. He is known as a prodigy because of his extraordinary skill. Katasushika Hokusai’s career spanned seven decades and he showed proficiency in art from many time periods, combing classic and modern techniques. He was married twice, and… Continue reading The Art of Katsushika Hokusai

Hokusai Great Wave Canvas Print

Hokusai Artworks Prints Being linked directly with the political and social environment of Japan, the artistic style of Ukiyo-e, generated in the 17th century, represented one of the most progressive portions of Japanese art. This stylistic subdivision, enclosing two centennials, within which artists used to make more prints rather than paintings, was mainly nurtured by… Continue reading Hokusai Great Wave Canvas Print