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The Great Wave at Kanagawa (from 36 views of Mount Fuji), c.1829 by Katsushika Hokusai. Poster from AllPosters.com, $29.99.

'Under the Wave, off Kanagawa' (Kanagawa oki nami-ura), or 'The Great Wave', a colour woodblock print by Katsushika Hokusai; Mount Fuji is dwarfed in the background by a towering wave, a symbol of the sky's power.

Photo of 'The Great Wave', print, Katsushika Hokusai, 1858, Japan. Museum no. E. 4823-1916. © Victoria and Albert Museum, London

From The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Katsushika Hokusai, Under the Wave off Kanagawa (Kanagawa oki nami ura), also known as the Great Wave, from the series…

Sonny Malhotra, Sea is for Cookie

Piatnik’s The Great Wave jigsaw puzzle; features Katsushika Hokusai's famous woodblock print, one of the most recognized works of Japanese art worldwide. Assembled size measures and contains 1000 pieces.

Hokusai to Make Waves With Upcoming MFA Boston Exhibition

Title:諸国瀧廻り 木曾路ノ奥阿弥陀ヶ瀧 The Amida Falls in the Far Reaches of the Kisokaidô Road (Kisoji no oku Amida-ga-taki), from the series A Tour of Waterfalls in Various Provinces (Shokoku taki meguri) Artist:葛飾北斎 Katsushika Hokusai

"Waves come from the wind so tsunamis, which are basically bigger waves, must come from more wind, right? Not exactly. This cute animation explains that though normal waves are formed from above, tsunamis come from below from volcanic eruptions, landslides and earthquakes. They're the real monsters of the sea."

Animation explains how tsunamis form and why they're so scary

Hokusai and two of my favorite of his woodblock prints.

Katsushika Hokusai 葛飾北斎 woodblock print - master ukiyo-e printmaker & painter Edo period - Japan

Kirifuri Fall On Kurokami Mount Painting by Hokusai

KATSUSHIKA HOKUSAI Shimotsuke Kurokamiyama Kirifuri no taki [The Kirifuri Waterfall on Mount Kurakami in Shimotsuke Province] from the series Shokoku taki meguri [A Tour of Japanese Waterfalls] signed Zen Hokusai Iitsu hitsu Oban tate-e x

Learn to make waves like Hokusai, a Japanese woodblock artist, and recreate The Great Wave Off Shore of Kanagawa using three different media.

Learn to make waves like Hokusai, a Japanese woodblock artist, and recreate The Great Wave Off Shore of Kanagawa using three different media.

”Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji” woodblock print by KATSUSHIKA Hokusai (1760-1849), Japan 葛飾北斎 富嶽三十六景

”Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji” woodblock print by KATSUSHIKA Hokusai Japan 葛飾北斎 富嶽三十六景 I like how he used a variety of color in his artwork to create a masterpiece that is so refined.

Hokusai Meets Fibonacci Art Print

"Hokusai Meets Fibonacci Golden Ratio" by Ars Brevis This is an example of the golden ratio. The wave creates the curved effect which is pleasing to the eye. It has a rhythm to it, like you are counting up to the curve of the wave.

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