A stunning visual biography of one of Japan’s most famous historical artists, this book beautifully illustrates the story of Katsushika Hokusai.
Enter the world of Katsushika Hokusai – the enigmatic creator of Japanese art’s all-time most iconic image. This vivid graphic biography tells the story of Hokusai’s intriguing life and pioneering works, details the fascinating historical context of Edo-era Japan, and explains how Hokusai forged an image of his country that still resonates across the world today.
Telling the story of both his eccentric (and incredibly productive) life – while simultaneously painting a fascination picture of his wider cultural legacy, this book is ideal for both those new to Hokusai’s work – and his biggest fans. Those who enjoyed Basquiat: A Graphic Novel by Paolo Parisi or Pollock Confidential: A Graphic Novel by Onofrio Catacchio should look at this too.