#Katsushika Hokusai

Painting

Famous Autumn Paintings Created by Famous Artists

Autumn in is the full swing. As Warsaw, where I am now, is pretty gloomy and grey, I really need to look at beautiful and colorful autumn paintings...

Zuzanna Stańska 22 October 2021

Japanese art

Japonisme: Western Fever for Japanese Art and Culture

During the mid 19th and 20th centuries, Western art saw the birth of Japonisme. The term was coined by Philippe Burty in 1872 and it refers to the...

Jimena Escoto 27 August 2021

Japanese art

Japan’s Greatest Masterpiece: (Thirty) Six Views of Mount Fuji by Katsushika Hokusai

Everyone knows The Great Wave off Kanagawa, the print created by the Japanese Ukiyo-e artist Katsushika Hokusai. But not everyone knows that The...

Zuzanna Stańska 25 August 2021

Art History 101

Top 5 Most Famous Print Series in Art

Printmaking, the art of printing artworks on paper, developed in the 15th century when paper became widely available in Europe. Gutenberg’s...

Anastasia Manioudaki 11 August 2021

Art Travels

On the Road: Best Traveling Paintings

“As you set out for Ithaka, hope your road is a long one,” thus begins Ithaka, the famous poem by C.P. Cavafy. When we travel, we always...

Anastasia Manioudaki 5 July 2021

21st century

The Landscape Paintings of Maki Na Kamura

My first encounter with Maki Na Kamura‘s art left me perplexed with what exactly the German-based, Japanese artist was intending to show her...

Michel Rutten 12 April 2021

Japanese art

Celebrities of the Floating World

Celebrities of the floating world is the first Romanian exhibition of a private ukiyo-e collection and one of the very few of its kind in the world.

Irina Diana Calu 17 March 2021

Japanese art

Under Hokusai’s Great Wave

You might not know the title of Hokusai’s print, but Under the Wave off Kanagawa is almost instantly recognizable. His Great...

Marina Kochetkova 23 January 2021

Music

The Sound of Colour: Music Inspired by Visual Art – Top 10

Visual art has inspired songs from many different musical genres from classical to heavy metal, from opera to old crooners, from musicals to hip hop.

Candy Bedworth 15 January 2021

Fashion

Makeup Inspired by Art

Makeup is a powerful thing. It can transform us into whoever or whatever we want. Many makeup artists create stunning looks for every occasion we can...

Errika Gerakiti 17 August 2020