Fukushima water: China’s spokesman draws flak for using Hokusai ‘Great Wave’ parody in jab at Japan

//Fukushima water: China’s spokesman draws flak for using Hokusai ‘Great Wave’ parody in jab at Japan

Fukushima water: China’s spokesman draws flak for using Hokusai ‘Great Wave’ parody in jab at Japan

China’s Foreign Ministry spokesman has drawn criticism for using a parody picture of a ukiyo-e painting by Japanese artist Katsushika Hokusai to take a jab at Japan’s decision to release treated radioactive water at the Fukushima power plant.On Monday, Zhao Lijian posted his Twitter account a collage picture of a piece in the popular Thirty-six Views of Mt Fuji series painted by the ukiyo-e master during the Edo Period (1603-1868), irking Japanese government officials.“If Katsushika Hokusai,…

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