Taschen

Hokusai BA

$30.00
Through these meticulous, majestic works and series, we trace the variety of Hokusai’s subjects, from erotic books to historical novels, and the evolution of his vivid formalism and decisive delineation of space through colour and line that would go on to liberate Western art from the constraints of its one-point perspective and unleash the modernist momentum.

21 x 26 cm
Basic Art Series by Taschen

Sex. Art. Design. The urbane consumer now looks at a Wassily chair leg by Marcel Breuer in much the same way that he (or she) looks at a naked woman's leg by Helmut Newton. Visual and digital culture has bred the relaxed detachment of voyeurism.The Taschen catalogue reflects this. Think houses by Neutra and lilies by Redoute. Taschen books are beautiful, original and unpredictable. Run by husband and wife duo, Mr and Mrs Taschen, they have made Taschen a unique publishing house in a world where inventive notions struggle to survive in the swamp of corporate conglomeration.

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