Two prints of The Great Wave off Kanagawa by Katsushika Hokusai (1760–1849), one of Japan’s most prolific and enduringly popular artists, are on show at the National Gallery of Victoria in a major exhibition alongside over 150 of his other artworks. Wayne Crothers, the gallery’s Asian art curator, explains that ‘this exhibition really gives the Australian public a chance to appreciate Hokusai’s genius well beyond The Great Wave’

Hokusai is showing at the National Gallery of Victoria until 15 October

Hokusai: the influential work of Japanese artist famous for ‘the great wave’ – in pictures

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