An edition of the iconic woodblock print broke records when it sold for $2.8M this week.
Over 100 Unpublished Hokusai Drawings Resurface in New Exhibition
Created nearly 200 years ago for the artist’s unpublished The Great Picture Book of Everything, the works will go on view at the British Museum.
A Peek Into Some of the Best Art Books of 2019
Paula Rego, John Ruskin, Donald Judd, Lucian Freud, Hokusai, and, yes, Leonardo da Vinci.
Hokusai’s “Great Wave” Was Only a Drop in the Bucket
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.
An Animated Glimpse of Hokusai’s Life Through His Daughter’s Eyes
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.
Deleted Boundaries: Japanese Art at the Met
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.
Goblins, Ghosts, and Ghouls in Japanese Prints
If you want to hear a terrifying ghost story this Halloween, look to Japan.