Crying Maitreya by Akira Kurosawa
The people who made this possible.
Born in 1910 in Tokyo, Japan, Akira Kurosawa considered to be one of history’s most influential filmmakers began his career in the arts as a painter. Throughout his storied career as a film maker, Kurosawa never gave up on his hobby as a painter, hand painting the storyboards to his films. Inspired by both Japanese and Western influences, Kurosawa creates wholly unique pieces of art. These meticulously crafted art pieces would go on to form the visual backbone of his renowned filmography.