Reimagining Hokusai by Darcy Whitworth
Exhibition by Darcy Whitworth. Curated by Amber Smith. Images by Leikography. This show is a celebration of the mastery of the Japanese Woodblock Print or Ukiyo-e. Moreover, it is a means to re-create works by internationally re- nowned artist, Katsushika Hokusai, who is regarded as one of the most in- fluential and creative minds in the history of Japanese art. This selection of works features many of Hokusai’s famous pieces including abstract versions of “The Great Wave of Kanagawa,” (1829-1833) and “A Tour of Japanese Waterfalls.” (1833-34) A 0.03-point copic fine liner was utilized to create these pieces, incorporating a range of different patterns to depict light and change of form within the works. Overall, upon viewing these works I hope that everyone will be able to recognize the distinctly unique shapes of Hokusai’s art as well as my own additions to these masterpieces. Exhibition dates: June 13th - July 11th.