Atsuko Okuda graduated from the Tokyo University of Arts and Sciences with a master’s degree. After working as chief curator for the Ota Memorial Museum of Art, she was involved in the preparatory stages of the opening of The Sumida Hokusai Museum. Currently, she is chief curator at The Sumida Hokusai Museum, where she has planned and organized many exhibitions since the museum’s opening. She is also a board member of the International Ukiyo-e Society. Publications include Thirty-Six Views of Mount Fuji, Hiroshige’s Fan Paintings, and many articles and commentaries on Katsushika Hokusai, Yōkai, and fireworks.

【永遠の北斎】巨匠の壮大なる技と着想

  すみだ北斎美術館主任学芸員、奥田敦子です。今回は、北斎の代表作「冨嶽三十六景」を通して北斎の技術と着想の面白さをご紹介していきます。   「冨嶽三十六景」は、北斎が70代で発表した錦絵の揃物(多色摺の浮世絵版画シリーズ)で、各地から見え