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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. Plus a focus on images of Korea.

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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45 minutes

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Christopher Harding
Interviewed Guest Tim Clark
Interviewed Guest Angus Lockyer
Interviewed Guest Charlotte Horlyck
Interviewed Guest Je Yun Moon
Interviewed Guest Aidan Foster-Carter
Producer Luke Mulhall

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