Museum focused on woodcut musician Hokusai starts in Tokyo

08A museum focused on Japanese woodblock print out musician Katsushika Hokusai, inventor of some of the most iconic skill of the genre, wednesday in a nearby he resided in a few two generations previously exposed.

The Sumida Hokusai Museum , in Tokyo’s Sumida ward, features Hokusai in its long lasting and show exhibitions, with works from the series of Peter Morse, Muneshige Sumida and Narasaki ward itself. Hokusai was created in Sumida around 1760.

Hokusai’s most well-known work, “THE FANTASTIC Influx off Kanagawa” of the series “36 Views of Support Fuji,” is shown here, and also other well-known parts including “A Mild Air flow on an excellent Day.”

09There’s a good life-sized style of Hokusai’s studio, filled with robots depicting Hokusai and his little girl Oei at the job.

Morse, an creative fine art historian and article writer who passed away in 1993, was a visible collector of Hokuksai’s work. His child, Daniel, went to the opening wedding ceremony and called the museum “a lovely home for my father’s collection.”

“My dad would be very, happy, he’d be very very pleased, and incredibly honored,” he said. “I believe Hokusai is the foremost artist who ever before lived.”

10Specially highlighted works are the 7-meter-long (23-foot-long) “Sumidagawa Ryogan Keshiki Zukan” or “Landscape Scroll of Landscape at Both Banking companies of the Sumida River,” that was missing for a century after being considered abroad.

The museum’s home is today’s five-floor building, created by Pritzker Prize-winning Japanese architect Kazuyo Sejima, that advises blocks leaning against one another, with floors that mirror the encompassing community softly. The building also houses a library focusing on Hokusai’s work, and a lecture museum and room shop.

The museum is situated near Edo Tokyo Museum, Ryogoku Country wide Sumo Industry and the Sumida River. The entrance cost for the everlasting exhibition is 400 yen for parents. It’s open up from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Through Sunday tuesday.