Better Know the Great Wave | The Art Assignment | PBS Digital Studios

SARAH GREEN: This episode is supported by Skillshare and our patrons, especially Indianapolis Homes Realty. You’ve seen this image before, a giant wave, its distinctive curly claws arched and ready to pounce. It’s invoked when natural disaster strikes, but also when it’s time to sell beer, jeans, and sweatshirts. It inspired Claude Debussy’s orchestral work