2013 / Curator Walkthrough for “Japanese Prints – Hokusai at LACMA” exhibition, May 5


20130501 LACMA Hokusai Horse Washing

Katsushika Hokusai (Japan, 1760–1849), The Yoshitsune Horse-Washing Falls at Yoshino, Izumi Province, circa 1833–34, color woodblock print, Gift of Max Palevsky. (Collection of LACMA)


The Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Japanese Prints: Hokusai at LACMA

Pavilion for Japanese Art

April 13 – July 28, 2013

Free with museum admission, no reservations


Robert T. Singer, department head and curator of Japanese art, will lead a tour of Japanese Prints: Hokusai at LACMA on Sunday, May 5 at 2 pm.

On display will be a range of works by Katsushika Hokusai including color woodblock prints, surimono, drawings, and pages from woodblock printed books.

This exhibition was made possible through the recent gift by Max Palevsky of the complete set of Hokusai’s legendary series A Tour of Waterfalls in the Provinces and through generous loans from the Barbara Bowman Collection.

The Los Angeles County Museum of Art is located at 5905 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036. (323) 857-6000. lacma.org

Closed Wednesday. General admissions are $15.