Hokusai - A Graphic Biography
Author(s): Giuseppe Lantazi; Francesco Matteuzzi
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.
- : 9781786278937
- : Orion Publishing Group, Limited
- : Laurence King Publishing
- : May 2021
- : books
- : Giuseppe Lantazi; Francesco Matteuzzi
- : Hardback
- : English
- : 128