Art on Screen: The British Museum presents Hokusai
Introduced by arts presenter Andrew Graham-Dixon, and featuring artists David Hockney, Grayson Perry and Maggi Hambling, this is the first UK biography of Japan’s greatest artist. Using extraordinary close-ups and pioneering 8K Ultra HD video technology, Hokusai’s paintings and prints are examined by world experts who are at the forefront of digital art history. Hokusai spent his life studying and celebrating our common humanity as well as deeply exploring the natural and spiritual worlds, using the famous volcano Mount Fuji as a protective presence and potential source of immortality. He knew much tragedy, was struck by lightning and lived for years in poverty, but never gave up his constant striving for perfection in his art.
Hokusai is an artist who influenced Monet, Van Gogh and other Impressionists, is the father of manga and the only painter with his own emoji.
Deluxe: In-Cinema dining session.
Event: Special event screening, complimentary & discount tickets do not apply
CC & AD: Closed captions or audio description available for individual use for this session, captions DO NOT appear on-screen.
Session times for the new cinema week, commencing each Thursday, will be released the Tuesday afternoon prior
Want to get your book of The #DisasterArtist signed by its author too? Come by the Nova Bar between 4.30-5.30pm tom… https://t.co/ZtJz9sIUoA
Oh hai Mark! See #TheRoom, featuring the original #DisasterArtist, tomorrow night with a special introduction with… https://t.co/N9pnYuzzAL
Enjoyed #MurderOnTheOrientExpress? There may be more murder to come - there's plans for Poirot 2: Moustache Boogalo… https://t.co/JiGIWmMuu7
“Some things are inexplicably popular, but Winnie-the-Pooh is not." Domhnall Gleeson on playing the author of a bea… https://t.co/vGy55BwBtS
It's #DisasterArtist week! And we still have tickets available to our Q&A advance screenings with Greg Sestero this… https://t.co/hD5y2RjaoI