Ukiyo-e artist Katsushika Hokusai:biography, facts, and works

Katsushika Hokusai who created the famous great wave painting Katsushika Hokusai self-portrait Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849) must be the most famous Japanese woodblock printing (ukiyo-e) artist around the world. So, do you know how to pronounce “Katsushika Hokusai”? His art works of images including The Great Off Kanagawa (The Great Wave) and other prints of “Thirty-Six Views of Read more about Ukiyo-e artist Katsushika Hokusai:biography, facts, and works[…]

The ukiyo-e museums in Tokyo.

Art museums exhibiting Japanese wood prints in Tokyo There are about 1100 museums in Japan, but not many places to do a permanent exhibition of ukiyo-e. Meanwhile, some individual or public museums in Tokyo constantly exhibit ukiyo-e.     [su_label type=”black”]Ota Memorial Museum of Art[/su_label] This museum has about 14,000 ukiyo-e prints such as Katsushika Hokusai, Kitagawa Utamaro, Utagawa Read more about The ukiyo-e museums in Tokyo.[…]

Katsushika Hokusai’s 36 views of Mt.Fuji all prints

Katsushika Hokusai’s most famous prints series, Thirty-Six Views of Mount Fuji <strong>Katsushika Hokusai </strong>(1760-1849), who was one of the most active <a href=”http://www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/paintings/ukiyoe-wood-block-printing/ukiyoe”>ukiyo-e</a> artists in Edo Period, accomplished the Mt.Fuji arts series of “Fugaku Sanjurokkei”(Thirty-Six Views of Mount Fuji) in early 18th century.  Related Post Katsushika Hokusai’s biography Viewing one by one, you should not get boared with them by his color usage and Read more about Katsushika Hokusai’s 36 views of Mt.Fuji all prints[…]