Hokusai – The Great Wave

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You have probably seen this famous painting by Japanese Artist Hokusai. What you might not have known was that the artist created his most famous work at the age of 71.

This article from The Economist 1843 talks about the artist and his most famous works, all created after the age of 70. His unique attitude was that the older he got, the better he would be. He referred to himself as “Old Man, Crazy to Paint”

read the article here – Hokusai: old man, crazy to paint | 1843

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