Created nearly 200 years ago for the artist’s unpublished The Great Picture Book of Everything, the works will go on view at the British Museum.
Paula Rego, John Ruskin, Donald Judd, Lucian Freud, Hokusai, and, yes, Leonardo da Vinci.
Already fully accomplished by his fifties in a range of styles, from his sixties Katsushika Hokusai’s paintings and prints begin to accelerate in ambition and sophistication, leaping between styles and subjects.
A new animated biopic offers insight into the career and work of Hokusai through the life of his daughter, a fellow artist in Edo-era Japan.
Discovering Japanese Art: American Collectors and the Met is the unsexy title of a luxuriantly sensual exhibit that speaks with uncanny precision to our post-postmodern moment.
If you want to hear a terrifying ghost story this Halloween, look to Japan.