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Hokusai"s Project The Articulation of Pictorial Space by David Bell

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Published by University of Hawaii Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Individual artists,
  • Prints & printmaking,
  • Art,
  • History - General History,
  • ASIA,
  • General,
  • Asian,
  • Japan,
  • Painting,
  • Prints, Japanese

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages188
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8775864M
ISBN 101905246153
ISBN 109781905246151

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1 Prologue: Hokusai's Project 1 --II Breaking away from Ukiyo-e 3 How Hokusai Learned His Trade 21 --I Hokusai as a Student 21 --II Hokusai's Eaily Career 24 --III Kano, Tosa Schools and Western Art 41 Hokusai, Fuji and the Articulation of Pictorial Space 70 --I Hokusai and Fuji 70 --II Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji 76 --III Coherence.   The book opens with a discussion on how Hokusai broke with the pictorial habits of ukiyo-e, which then leads into an examination of three main themes: How Hokusai learned his trade; Hokusai, Mount Fuji and the articulation of pictorial space, and Hokusai – flowers, poets and aesthetic : This important new study on the great ukiyo-e artist Katsushika Hokusai is not so much about who he was or what he did, but rather an in-depth appreciation, involving close examination of some forty-four Hokusai prints, of why his works appear in the way they do and how he evolved his own unique artistic style. Although a prolific artist, the. Hokusai Katsushika has books on Goodreads with ratings. Hokusai Katsushika’s most popular book is Hokusai: One Hundred Views of Mt. Fuji.

Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Hokusai's Project at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users.5/5(1).   Hokusai, in full Katsushika Hokusai, professional names Shunrō, Sōri, Kakō, Taito, Gakyōjin, Iitsu, and Manji, (born October , Edo [now Tokyo], Japan—died , Edo), Japanese master artist and printmaker of the ukiyo-e (“pictures of the floating world”) school. His early works represent the full spectrum of ukiyo-e art, including single-sheet prints . Find Hokusai's Project by Bell, David at Biblio. Uncommonly good collectible and rare books from uncommonly good booksellers. This important new study on the great ukiyo-e artist Katsushika Hokusai is an in-depth appreciation, involving close examination of some forty-four Hokusai prints, of why his works appear in the way they do and how he evolved his own unique artistic style. In addition to a select bibliography, the book is supported by a valuable glossary of artistic terms.

Katsushika Hokusai’s wood block print of a gigantic wave frothing before Mount Fuji, which he made in his seventies, is so beloved and influential that the scholar Christine Guth has devoted a whole book to it. Less attention has been paid to the beguiling illustrations he crafted, also while in his seventies, for the series Hyaku Monogatari [One Hundred Ghost Stories] (ca. ).   The work of Katsushika Hokusai (–), one of Japan’s most prolific and enduringly popular artists, are in Australia for the first time . The Hokusai Sketch-books: Selections from the Manga. HOKUSAI, MICHENER (James). Reoutt also was a book illustrator, curator, painter, and genuinely appreciated and loved member of the CCA community. He was born in in Shanghai to Russian parents. He came to the United States when he was just 12 years old. This book offers a collection of artwork that Michener considers most significant from the Hokusai Manga, 15 volumes of woodblock It is my understanding that part of his attraction to the woman was a fascination with her culture, and he became a /5.