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On the left, Katsushika Hokusai’s ‘The Manifestation of the Peak’ (1834); on the right, Wright’s rendering of the Huntington Hartford Resort project (1947) © The Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation, Taliesin West, Scottsdale, AZ

Frank Lloyd Wright’s Japanese education

When the young Wright moved to Chicago to work for the architect Joseph Silsbee, he was introduced to Japanese prints. It changed his career, and very possibly the course of American architecture.
Katsushika Hokusai, ‘Mount Fuji viewed from the sea,’ from One Hundred Views of Mount Fuji, ca. 1834. British Museum.

How Hokusai’s Great Wave came into the world

Hokusai's most famous work helped Europeans see the world in a different, more sophisticated way.

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