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Art with Mati and Dada – Hokusai

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Hokusai was a famous Japanese artist. His art is still referenced in popular art-- like comic books-- today! Let's find out what made Hokusai so unique as an artist and what made his artwork so innovative!

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Learn more about Hokusai's iconic print "Great Wave Off Kanagawa" in this video!The Japanese art form of woodblock printing is known as "Ukiyo-e." Try making your own "Ukiyo-e" wood block prints at home with this activity and watch the activity in action in this video!
Learning the techniques of artists can help us better understand what makes their art unique and their work innovative, powerful, and important-- just like Hokusai's famous woodblock prints and performance art!

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