Hokusai : A Graphic Biography
'celebrates Hokusai’s story and legacy in a creative format paying homage to the subject himself' - It's Nice That
A 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.
- Author: Francesco Matteuzi
- Hardcover: 128 pages | 400 illustrations
- Date published: April 2021
- Language: English
- ISBN: 978-1786278937
- Product Dimensions: 24.6 x 17.0 cm