Japan and Korea, Hokusai

Chris Harding discusses the work of Japanese artist Katsushika Hokusai with Tim Clark, curator of a new exhibition at the British Museum and explores the relationship between Korea and Japan through the visual arts with art historian Angus Lockyer, Charlotte Horlyck, chair of the Centre for Korean Studies at the School of Oriental & African Studies, and Je Yun Moon, a curator at the Korean Cultural Centre UK overseeing a year-long festival of Korean arts.

Hokusai: beyond the Great Wave runs at the British Museum from May 25th to August 13th. You can find out more about Hokusai on BBC Radio 4's In Our Time.

Producer: Luke Mulhall.

(Poppies from Large Flowers. Colour woodblock, 1831-1832. © The Trustees of the British Museum. On display from 25 May -13 August.)

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Wed 24 May 2017 22:00


Role Contributor
PresenterChristopher Harding
Interviewed GuestTim Clark
Interviewed GuestAngus Lockyer
Interviewed GuestCharlotte Horlyck
Interviewed GuestJe Yun Moon
Interviewed GuestAidan Foster-Carter
ProducerLuke Mulhall

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