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Hokusai
Gian Carlo Calza
0714844578
October 2004
Paperback
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Book Description
Katsushika Hokusai (1769-1849) was one of the greatest of the Japanese printmakers, painters and book illustrators. This richly illustrated monograph provides an overview of the master's life and works. Comprising introductory essays, seven chapters embracing Hokusai's entire career and some 700 illustrations, it presents and analyses a large selection of Hokusai's finest works in all media, covering his whole career and giving a scholarly and up-to-date interpretation of the artist and his significance. Gian Carlo Calza is Professor of East Asian Art History at the University of Ca' Foscari, Venice, and Director of the International Hokusai Research Centre in Milan. A distinguished authority on Hokusai and Japanese art, he has published many books, exhibition catalogues and articles on Hokusai, and is currently...


The Old Man Mad about Drawing: A Tale of Hokusai
Francois Place
1567922600
October 2003
Hardcover
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From School Library Journal
Grade 3-6-Tojiro, a nine-year-old orphan, sells rice cakes on the streets of 19th-century Edo, the bustling city we now call Tokyo. One of his customers is the grumpy, eccentric octogenarian Hokusai. The old man takes a liking to Tojiro, and soon employs him as his assistant. The boy's ignorance provides a convenient vehicle for introducing the artist's life and work. Much of the dialogue and action is too obviously written for the purpose of conveying information about Hokusai, as well as the technique of woodblock printing and the social customs of Edo. The book's greatest strength is not the text, but the art that enlivens every page. A combination of the author's watercolors and reproductions of Hokusai's drawings and woodblock prints, the illustrations are arranged in enticing and varied page designs....


Hokusai: One Hundred Poets
Peter Morse (Editor)
0807612138
November 2002
Hardcover
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From Publishers Weekly
The last major print series of the celebrated Hokusai (1760-1849), these color "Pictures of 100 Poems by 100 Poets, Explained by the Nurse"sic interpret traditional Japanese waka and tanka poetic forms visually by means of the persona of a "nurse" who functions as a less sophisticated viewer and commentator than the artist himself. The results are spectacular. Whether showing semi-nude women abalone divers struggling with their catch while a male crew of shriveled old salts leers from a nearby boat, or the carefree rapture of a leisurely group of men and women observing cherry blossoms at their peak, Hokusai captures with drama and delicacy sublime and ridiculous states. The artist's simplicity, though deceptive, is also remarkable: he illustrates a poem about a lovers' seaside tryst with a magnificently imposing...


Photoshop Fine Art Effects Cookbook : 62 Easy-to-Follow Recipes for Creating the Classic Styles of Great Artists and Photographers (O'Reilly Digital Studio)
John Beardsworth
0596100620
February 21, 2006
Paperback
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Book Description
How would you like to create your own impressionist landscape, a van Gogh still life, or a surrealist Salvador Dali dream world? Or perhaps a classic Ansel Adams photograph of Yosemite or an authentic-looking 19th century Daguerrotype? You can do all of that and more with Photoshop Fine Art Effects Cookbook.

The book tells you all you need to know to turn your original digital photographs into images that mimic the styles of great photographers and painters. From advice on how to develop an eye for appropriate subject matter to 62 detailed recipes that demonstrate exactly how to create an "original" van Gogh, Vermeer, Edward Weston, or Andy Warhol (among others), this book is an authentic guide to understanding and simulating the work of great artists-and a whole lot of fun.

Analyzing the styles of...



Hokusai
Deborah Kogan Ray
0374332630
Oct 2001
Hardcover
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From Publishers Weekly
The spirit of Hokusai, the Japanese artist best-known for his Thirty-Six Views of Mount Fuji, moves through the pages of Ray's (The Barn Owl) study with indefatigable energy. Born in 1760 and a rare peasant to rise to prominence during an era when Japan remained closed to the outside world, Hokusai outshone his masters and defied convention until his death at age 89. The painter, who never knew his father and whose mother died when he was just six years old, developed a quiet confidence and portrayed the peasantry from whence he came: " `I must paint the way my heart tells me,' he told wealthy patrons when they refused to buy his pictures of laboring artisans and humble farmers toiling in the fields." Ray's wash and colored-pencil illustrations depict Kabuki stages and fish markets that echo Hokusai's own...


Japanese Prints
Dover Publications Inc
0486415651
May 2001
Paperback
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Book Description
Beautiful reproductions of Katsushika Hokusai's Kingfisher, Irises, and Pinks; Kitagawa Utamaro's The Courtesan Hinazuru at the Keizetsuro; Eisui's Somenosuke of the Matsubaya, and 13 other works of art.


Hokusai (Pegasus Library Series): Mountains and Water, Flowers and Birds
Katsushika Hokusai (Illustrator)
3791330438
April 2004
Paperback
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Book Description
This delightful selection of prints depicting nineteenth century Japan’s natural beauty is a colorful introduction to the country’s most beloved artist. The Japanese artist Hokusai spent the second half of his life sketching and painting with tremendous energy nearly everything he saw, and this book focuses on one of his most productive periods, when the artist was in his seventies. This volume of full-color reproductions features fifty works of the artist’s astonishing oeuvre. The book includes selections from his renowned series of woodblock prints, Thirty-Six Views of Mount Fuji, including "In the Hollow of a Wave," "Shower below the Summit," and "South Wind at Clear Dawn." Also presented here are images of flowers, waterfalls, bridges, birds, and fish, demonstrating the uniquely precise yet...


120 Japanese Prints CD-ROM and Book
Hiroshige Hokusai
0486997405
July 2006
Paperback
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Book Description
Much admired and highly prized worldwide, the romantically idealized figures and objects in this superb collection of Japanese prints depict a wide range of subjects -- from courtesans, geishas, and samurai to flora and fauna, seascapes, and views of Mt. Fuji.


Hokusai and His Age
Gian Carlo Calza (Editor)
9074822576
July 2005
Hardcover
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Hokusai
Gian Carlo Calza
0714843040
July 2003
Hardcover
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Book Description
Katsushika Hokusai (1769-1849) was one of the greatest of the Japanese printmakers, painters and book illustrators. This richly illustrated monograph provides an overview of the master's life and works. Comprising introductory essays, seven chapters embracing Hokusai's entire career and some 700 illustrations, it presents and analyses a large selection of Hokusai's finest works in all media, covering his whole career and giving a scholarly and up-to-date interpretation of the artist and his significance. Gian Carlo Calza is Professor of East Asian Art History at the University of Ca' Foscari, Venice, and Director of the International Hokusai Research Centre in Milan. A distinguished authority on Hokusai and Japanese art, he has published many books, exhibition catalogues and articles on Hokusai, and is currently...


Hokusai and Hiroshige: Great Japanese Prints from the James A. Michener Collection, Honolulu Academy of Arts
Julia M. White
0295977663
March 1999
Hardcover
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Hokusai: Prints and Drawings
Matthi Forrer
379132490X
April 2001
Paperback
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From Library Journal
Supremely prolific and marvelously inventive, Hokusai, one of Japan's most famous artists, has left a body of work comprising almost 30,000 items. This volume, designed as a catalog to accompany an exhibition in London, gives us an overview of 13 drawings and 151 woodblock prints representing landscapes, amorous couplings, kabuki actors, and scenes of daily life in 18th-century Japan. Although the biographical introduction is short, each artwork has an ample explication to place it in the context of Japanese society and Hokusai's oeuvre. The superb quality of the color reproduction on acid-free paper makes this an excellent complement to Richard Lane's more comprehensive Hokusai: Life and Works (Dutton, 1989). Recommended for all libraries.- David McClelland, Temple Univ. Lib., PhiladelphiaCopyright 1992 Reed...


Hokusai Greeting Cards
Hiroshige Hokusai
0714845515
Mar 2006
Hardcover
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Hokusai
John La Farge
0781236827
November 1999
Library Binding
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Hokusai
Anne Yonemura
1588342395
February 2006
Hardcover
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Hokusai
Henry D. Smith, II
080761453X
Oct 1999
Paperback
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From Library Journal
Starting in 1834, renowned 19th-century Japanese printmaker Hokusai began publishing his three-volume series of woodblock prints of Mt. Fuji. The original edition, known as the falconfeather edition, is here reproduced in a duotone process on ivory paper. The resulting plates demonstrate Hokusai's mastery of composition and of the monochrome technique that uses nothing but black and shades of grey. The lucid introduction and commentaries on the plates provide details of interest to specialists in the field, but the book is also suitable for general readers and interested laypersons. Kathryn W. Finkelstein, M.Ln., CincinnatiCopyright 1989 Reed Business Information, Inc. --This text refers to the Hardcover edition.

Book Description
One Hundred Views of Mt. Fuji...


Hokusai Postcard Book
Created by Prestel Publishing
3791333313
April 2005
Hardcover
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Book Description
Attractive, affordable, and adorable, these miniature versions of popular Prestel titles are the perfect gifts. They’re packed with color, yet small enough to fit into a pocket or purse. They’re as inviting to the eye as they are to the wallet. And there are titles to suit every occasion, taste, and interest. Like all of Prestel’s products, these "Minis" feature amazing artwork of all kinds, elegantly designed and packaged. Whether it’s a birthday, anniversary, holiday, or just time for a pick-me-up, these miniature treasures prove that little things mean a lot. --This text refers to the Hardcover edition.


the Hokusai Sketchbooks: Selections from the Manga
James A. Michener
0804802521
June 1958
Hardcover
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