Katsushika Hokusai: 50 Masterpieces Explored

Explore the works of one of the greatest artists of all time.

Katsushika Hokusai: 50 Masterpieces Explored is a dazzling collection of 50 cards exploring the masterpieces of one of the most celebrated artists of all time.

From the majesty of The Great Wave off Kanagawa to the fiery reds of Fire Wind, Clear Morning and the delicate simplicity of Cranes from Lessons in Simplified Drawing, each card showcases the beauty and complexity of Hokusai’s style. Through detailed analyses of each artwork, you’ll gain a deeper understanding of Hokusai’s techniques, symbolism, and life story, and how they influenced his art.

Whether you’re an art lover, a Hokusai aficionado, or simply looking for a beautiful and informative deck of cards, Katsushika Hokusai: 50 Masterpieces Explored is sure to captivate and inspire.

About The Author

Sally Grant is an art historian (PhD, 2013), curator, and an arts, culture, and travel journalist. Her art criticism and other writing has appeared in publications such as Artforum, Australian Book Review, Ms. Magazine, Hamptons Art Hub, and Australian Gourmet Traveller. She has also written for the Guggenheim blog and catalog entries for the post-war and contemporary art departments of Christie’s New York.

  • Publish Date: October 01, 2024
  • Format: Non-traditional book
  • Category: Art - Individual Artists - General
  • Publisher: Smith Street Gift
  • Trim Size: 4 x 5-7/8
  • Pages: 51
  • US Price: $24.95
  • CDN Price: $33.50
  • ISBN: 978-1-923049-36-9

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