Watch: Hokusai Talk

Dr. Frank Feltens, Japan Foundation Assistant Curator of Japanese Art at the Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, introduces the current exhibition Hokusai: Mad About Painting, featuring the renowned works by Hokusai assembled by one of America’s greatest collectors of Asian art, Charles Lang Freer. This exhibition presents a new focus on Hokusai’s work, one based on the collecting criteria of Mr. Freer, and includes paintings, e-hon, preparatory drawings and other ephemera in the collection.