Cariuma Honors Tradition with a Modern Flair in Second Hokusai-Inspired Collection
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Cariuma x MFA Boston - Sneakers Inspired by Katsushika Hokusai | ARTiSTORY
October 2023

Brazilian sneaker brand Cariuma continues to captivate sneaker enthusiasts worldwide with its innovative approach to footwear design. Building on the success of their initial Hokusai-inspired collection inspired by "The Great Wave," Cariuma recently unveiled their second installment, taking inspiration from the legendary Japanese artist's iconic work, "Watanabe no Gengo Tsuna."

Cariuma has always been committed to pushing design boundaries and infusing its creations with unique cultural influences. With the Hokusai-inspired collections, the brand aims to celebrate the rich legacy of Japanese art while seamlessly blending it with contemporary sneaker culture. Each release is proof of Cariuma's dedication to craftsmanship, sustainability, and cultural appreciation.

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Through ARTiSTORY's partnership with the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Cariuma secured the licensing rights to Hokusai's masterpieces, ensuring that every design remains authentic and respectful of the artist's legacy. This collaboration underscores Cariuma's commitment to ethical sourcing and supporting cultural institutions.

THE ARTIFACT

Watanabe no Gengo Tsuna, 1833

"Watanabe no Gengo Tsuna," the focal point of Cariuma's second collection, pays homage to Japan's rich samurai tradition. Hokusai's meticulous brushwork and attention to detail are evident in the intricate portrayal of the warrior, capturing the essence of honor, courage, and resilience. By translating this timeless artwork onto sneakers, Cariuma transforms each pair into a wearable masterpiece, bridging the gap between art and fashion.

Watanabe no Gengo Tsuna - The Warrior Katsushika Hokusai x Cariuma X MFA Boston | ARTiSTORY

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