Catch the wave
Listen, Build, RelaxAs you enjoy an immersive building project, you can listen to the exclusive Soundtrack that accompanies this LEGO® Art set. It will add to your overall experience and provide a wonderful sense of peace and relaxation. The Soundtrack is tailor-made with content to enhance the time you spend creating your Japanese wall art and includes interviews and stories about the artist Katsushika Hokusai and his most popular piece of work.
Listen to the Soundtrack to be transported into a fascinating world where you can learn inside stories and incredible details about the inspiration behind The Great Wave. This content has been specially selected to soothe you as you build your own work of art. Note: Soundtrack only available in English.
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How we brought The Great Wave to life in LEGO® bricksFind out about the history and cultural impact of The Great Wave from a cast of experts including renowned art curators Naoko Mikami and Alfred Haft. Plus, discover how LEGO® designers have brought the painting to life with LEGO bricks to inspire a whole new generation of art lovers.
An iconic piece of art
The Great Wave by the renowned Japanese artist Katsushika Hokusai is one of the most beloved and influential artworks of the last 2 centuries. Produced in 1831, it famously depicts a stormy seascape with cresting waves, 3 battered barges and a snow-capped Mount Fuji in the background.