Katsushika Hokusai has been named one of the 100 most influential people in the world by American Life magazine.
Hokusai is a 19th-century Japanese ukiyo-e artist whose work is loved not only in Japan but around the world. In particular, his representative works "Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji" "Great Wave" and "Hokusai Manga", these woodblock prints are known as world masterpieces.
Hokusai also influenced Western art, and is said to have influenced the French Impressionist painters of the 19th century. As a result, Hokusai's influence has left a significant footprint not only in Japan, but also in art history around the world.
The 100 people selected by Life magazine include people from various fields, such as politicians, athletes, and cultural figures. It shows that it is highly regarded worldwide.
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