Washington, DC Chapter Event
Hokusai: Mad About PaintingThursday, April 16, 2020
Time: 11 a.m. - 12 noon
Location: Freer Gallery of Art, Jefferson Drive and 12th St. NW, Washington, DC
Contact: Amy Kotkin
Phone: (202) 997 1844
Take a private-docent led tour of the Freer Gallery's new exhibition, Hokusai: Mad About Painting, a sampling of the Freer's outstanding collection of works by the esteemed artist, Katsushika Hokusai (1760–1849). ) is widely recognized for a single image—Great Wave Off the Coast of Kanagawa, an icon of global art—yet he produced thousands of works throughout his long life. Charles Lang Freer recognized the artist’s vast abilities before many other collectors, and he assembled the world’s largest collection of paintings, sketches, and drawings by Hokusai.