Visit to Hokusai
Katsuchika Hokusai (1760 - 1849) who is as famous as Mount Fuji to which he devoted a series of wookblock prints, or as famous as his Great Wave off Kanagawa, which has been reproduced all over the world, led an eventful life in a fascinating Japan.
The "old men crazy about drawing" as he sometimes signed his works, produced some 30.000 of them and inspired Van Gogh, Monet, Klimt and Debussy. This film is a journey of great beauty into a prolific oeuvre.
Jean-Pierre Limosin is director. In 1989, he was the winner of Villa Médicis, Leonardo da Vinci Foundation. He has authored numerous short and feature films, including fiction TOKYO EYES in 1998, as well as numerous documentaries, including YOUNG YAKUZA in 2008, TAKESHI KITANO, unpredictable in 1999 and VOYAGES, VOYAGES TOKYO on theme Japan)
- Museum :
- Grand Palais
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- Publication :
- Octobre 2014
- Publishers :
- Arte, Réunion des musées nationaux - Grand Palais