Hokusai - A Graphic Biography

Author(s): Giuseppe Lantazi; Francesco Matteuzzi

Biography & Memoir

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.

Product Information

General Fields

  • : 9781786278937
  • : Orion Publishing Group, Limited
  • : Laurence King Publishing
  • : May 2021
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Giuseppe Lantazi; Francesco Matteuzzi
  • : 128
  • : 769.92
  • : English
  • : Hardback