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Hokusai Pop-Ups - by Courtney Watson McCarthy (Hardcover)

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Number of Pages: 16

Genre: Art

Sub-Genre: Asian

Format: Hardcover

Publisher: Thames & Hudson

Book theme: General

Author: Courtney Watson McCarthy

Language: English

Street Date: November 22, 2016
TCIN: 51403606
UPC: 9780500518847
Item Number (DPCI): 248-20-0942

Description

Katsushika Hokusai was a Japanese artist born in 1760 whose legacy remains, some 150 years after his death, as important as ever. His work influenced Impressionism and Art Nouveau, and a range of contemporary artists working today.

Realized in jewel-like colors, Hokusai's simple views of everyday scenes in Japan, his sense of balance and harmony, and his highly stylized but ever-changing techniques seem to capture the spirit and traditions of his homeland. Hokusai Pop-Ups brings this stunning art to life. Noted works such as Ejiri in Suruga Province, Chrysanthemums and Horsefly, Phoenix, Kirifuri Waterfall at Kurokami Mountain in Shimotsuke, The Poem of Ariwara no Narihira, and the iconic, instantly recognizable The Great Wave are accompanied by explanatory text as well as complementary quotes from writers and artists such as Degas and Van Gogh.

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