See Hokusai’s The Wave… in Blackburn

Japanese art had enormous influence on art nouveau and the British Museum’s  Hokusai – beyond the Great Wave exhibition is literally making waves of enthusiasm this summer.  But what if you can’t get down to London? Well did you know that Blackburn Museum and Art Gallery also has the Great Wave as well Hokusai’s  ‘Red Fuji’?They are not isolated prints, either, but part of the country’s second largest Japanese print collection which also includes much of 60-Odd Provinces and 53 Stations of the Tokaido Road series by that other great Japanese master, Hiroshige.

You could event visit both!

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