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The Great Wave of Stokes Croft

The Great Wave of Stokes Croft

I don’t usually cross-post on my blogs, but I absolutely have to share this Picturing England post with Haikugirl‘s Japan readers! I found this wonderful graffiti version of Hokusai‘s (葛飾 北斎) Great Wave on Hillgrove Street in bristol the other day. Isn’t it cool?

Hokusai’s Great Wave

Hokusai’s Great Wave

Back in January (crikey, has it really been that long?!) I visited the British Museum to see an iconic piece of art: Hokusai‘s Great Wave. The Great Wave off Kanagawa (to give it its full title), also known as Under the Wave, off Kanagawa (a literal translation of its Japanese title: 神奈川沖浪裏 / Kanagawa Oki Nami … Continue reading