Hokusai Katsushika


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Ho·ku·sai

 (hō′ko͝o-sī′, hō′ko͝o-sī′), Katsushika 1760-1849.
Japanese artist and printmaker who is remembered for his historical scenes and landscapes, including Thirty-Six Views of Mount Fuji (1826-1833).
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La plasticidad de la Gran Ola de Kanagawa del japones Hokusai Katsushika no deja de encandilar a quien la ve, poco importa que la imagen se repita como tic desde posters, camisetas, hasta cajas de cerillos; el movimiento de la enorme ola en primer plano con la imagen pequenita del monte Fuji al fondo propone a este artista del periodo del Edo como uno de los precursores de la animacion japonesa, la manga.
Hokusai Katsushika (1760-1849) said that all he had done before the age of 70 was not worth bothering with.
A fundamental concept in some of the most established fields, it has been pondered upon, debated about, and treated in various forms of representation for centuries in both "Eastern" and "Western" traditions--from Laozi to Aristotle, from Hokusai Katsushika to Leonardo da Vinci, from Zoroaster to Nietzsche, from Shigehisa Kuriyama to Elizabeth Grosz.