Katsushika Hokusai

Artist of the Ukiyo-e


Waves of Success:

36 Views of Mount Fuji

view hokusai's famous print series


Who was Hokusai?

Katsushika Hokusai was one of the most recognised and prolific artists of 18th & 19th century Japan.
Read about his life.

The artistic style of Ukiyo-e developed in 17th century Japan.
Enter The Floating World.

What is Ukiyo-e?


What was Japan like then?

The Edo Period of Japanese history was one of contrast and change.
Learn about the world Hokusai lived in.



An Exchange of Thoughts

how did Japanese art influence the artists of The West?