Members' lecture
Live screening – Hokusai: 'old man crazy to paint

Monday 10 April 2017,
18.30–20.00
Stevenson Lecture Theatre
Tickets £8
Members £8

To book, call 020 7323 8195

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This is a live screening of an exclusive lecture for Members.

Timothy Clark, Head of the Japanese section at the British Museum, will introduce selected highlights from the forthcoming special exhibition Hokusai: beyond the Great Wave.

Focusing on the last 30 years of the long career of Katsushika Hokusai (1760–1849), the exhibition will include the iconic Great Wave from the print series Thirty-Six Views of Mt Fuji, alongside other prints, illustrated books and sublime painted works created right up to the artist’s death at the age of 90. Includes a complimentary drink.

Please note that this is a live relay of the lecture that will be taking place in the BP Lecture Theatre next door.

Age: 16+


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Katsushika Hokusai (1760–1849), Under the Wave off Kanagawa (detail). Colour woodblock print, c. 1831. Acquired with the assistance of the Art Fund.