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Hokusai : beyond the great wave / edited by Timothy Clark.

Katsushika, Hokusai, 1760-1849 (artist.). Clark, Timothy, 1959- (editor.). British Museum, (host institution.). Abeno Harukasu Bijutsukan, (host institution.).
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Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial 769.952 KATUSHIKA (Text) 33946003312332 Nonfiction . 2nd Floor Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780500094068
  • ISBN: 0500094063
  • Physical Description: 352 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 29 cm
  • Publisher: New York, New York : Thames & Hudson in collaboration with the British Museum, 2017.

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General Note:
"This publication accompanies the exhibition 'Hokusai: beyond the great wave' at the British Museum from 25 May to 13 August 2017 and the exhibition 'Hokusai - Fuji o koete' at Abeno Harukas Art Museum, Osaka, from 6 October to 19 November 2017"--Title page verso.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 334-339) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Hokusai : the final years / Roger S. Keyes -- Late Hokusai, backwards / Timothy Clark -- Hokusai's thought / Angus Lockyer -- The power of Hokusai's line / Matsuba Ryōko -- Hokusai in old age : his ideas, his way / Asano Shūgō -- Hokusai and late Tokugawa society / Alfred Haft -- Catalogue. Hokusai from twenty to sixty -- Mt Fuji and the Great wave -- Worlds seen -- Worlds imagined -- Hokusai's world -- Immortality.
Summary, etc.:
"An acknowledged master during his lifetime, Hokusai created sublime works during the last thirty years of his life, right up to his death at the age of ninety. His long artistic career is often presented as a chronological sequence. This publication takes a fresh approach based on innovative scholarship: thematic groupings of late works are related to the major spiritual and artistic quests of Hokusai's life. Hokusai's personal beliefs are contemplated here through analyses of major brush paintings, drawings, woodblock prints and illustrated books. Due attention is also paid to the contribution of Hokusai's daughter Eijo (Ōi), an accomplished artist in her own right. Hokusai continually explored the mutability and minutiae of natural phenomena in his art. His late subjects and styles were based on a mastery of eclectic Japanese, Chinese and European techniques and an encyclopaedic knowledge of nature, myth, and history."-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Katsushika, Hokusai, 1760-1849 > Exhibitions.
Katsushika, Hokusai 1760-1849.
Color prints, Japanese > Edo period, 1600-1868 > Exhibitions.
Painting, Japanese > Edo period, 1600-1868 > Exhibitions.
Genre: Exhibition catalogs.

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