'Hokusai x Manga' Explores the Roots of Manga

'Hokusai x Manga' Explores the Roots of Manga

By Sarah Boslaugh

'Hokusai x Manga' traces the influence of popular Japanese visual art, from the 17th century forward, on contemporary manga. 27 Mar 2017 // 8:29 AM

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Various Artists: Old Town School of Folk Music Songbook, Vol. 1

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The Uptown Quintet: Live in New York

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Miles Davis: Cool & Collected

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"The Chamber is the filmic equivalent of a fairground ride, the stimulation of emotion over ideas.

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