Gian Carlo Calza

Gian Carlo Calza is Professor of East Asian Art History at the University of Venice, and Director of the International Hokusai Research Centre in Milan. He has published many exhibition catalogues, articles and books, including the highly acclaimed Hokusai and Ukiyo-e, also published by Phaidon. He was awarded the 2004 Uchiyama Prize by the International Ukiyo-e Society of Tokyo for his contribution to the study of Japanese ukiyo-e ('Floating World') culture.