3 jun. 2011

La Gran Ola

THE GREAT WAVE
A look at how Japan views the sea—and itself
 
AT AROUND the age of 70, Katsushika Hokusai, still bounding with artistic energy, created “Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji”, a series of ukiyo-e, or woodblock prints. His most famous, since reproduced on everything from Tintin books to tea cups, is “Beneath the Wave off Kanagawa”, painted around 1830. (leer más)
 
Fuente: The Economist

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