Early in his career, Hokusai made woodblocks and colored prints of portraits of actors and courtesans. Soon after, he broke away from this style and began developing his talents as an ukiyo-e painter, focusing on Japanese landscapes and genre scenes.
Interior courtyard of The Dakota, NYC. John Lennon was murdered here, in the entrance. Yoko Ono still lives at the Dakota. The Dakota is not a condo, but a coop, a private corporation with admission by Board of Directors approval.