Posts Tagged ‘Takashi Murakami’

Must-See Show | Takashi Murakami’s “500 Arhats” at The Mori Museum, Tokyo

January 25, 2016  |  art  |  Comments Off on Must-See Show | Takashi Murakami’s “500 Arhats” at The Mori Museum, Tokyo

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Following a string of epic installations of his ongoing Arhat series in Qatar, Milan, NYC, and LA, Japanese Pop master Takashi Murakami brings the series full-circle in his native Japan with the biggest installation to date,  The 500 Arhats at Read More

FOLK ART | KAZUNORI HAMANA, YUJI UEDA, & OTANI WORKSHOP CURATED BY TAKASHI MURAKAMI AT BLUM & POE, LA

October 9, 2015  |  art  |  Comments Off on FOLK ART | KAZUNORI HAMANA, YUJI UEDA, & OTANI WORKSHOP CURATED BY TAKASHI MURAKAMI AT BLUM & POE, LA

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Currently on view at LA hotspot gallery Blum & Poe is a magical and rare show of Japanese ceramics featuring the work of Kazunori Hamana, Yuji Ueda, and Otani Workshop, all organized and curated by Read More

ART ON VACATION | TAKASHI MURAKAMI IN IBIZA

August 23, 2015  |  art  |  Comments Off on ART ON VACATION | TAKASHI MURAKAMI IN IBIZA

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This summer, Ibiza vacationers in need of a break from their Paris Hilton foam party revelry can take in a world class body of work by Takashi Murakami, presented by LA stalwarts Blum & Poe. Through September 26, a multifaceted exhibition consisting of Read More

THE BEST OF ART BASEL SWITZERLAND 2015

June 24, 2015  |  art  |  Comments Off on THE BEST OF ART BASEL SWITZERLAND 2015

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Art Basel Miami might be the art world’s collective excuse to get puking drunk, throw money at strippers, pass out in a banana hammock on the beach (and look at art) in the middle of winter, but the annual OG Art Basel in—where else—Basel, Switzerland is a Read More

FAIR PLAY | FRIEZE ART FAIR NEW YORK 2015 RECAP

May 17, 2015  |  art  |  Comments Off on FAIR PLAY | FRIEZE ART FAIR NEW YORK 2015 RECAP

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Summer’s not exactly known as high season in the art world mecca of New York, but for the fourth year now, Frieze art fair has proven to be the kickoff event of the summer season. Bringing together over 190 galleries from around the world, the fair (the NYC edition is a sister show to the original Read More

SEX IN THE CITY | TERRY RICHARDSON “THE SACRED AND THE PROFANE” AT GALERIE PERROTIN, PARIS

March 16, 2015  |  art  |  Comments Off on SEX IN THE CITY | TERRY RICHARDSON “THE SACRED AND THE PROFANE” AT GALERIE PERROTIN, PARIS

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For the past decade iconoclast photographer Terry Richardson has been a driving force in pop culture aesthetics bringing his trademark high/low handheld visuals to ads for streetwear brands like Supreme as well as campaigns for couture brands like Tom Ford and covers for Vogue. And while his commercial work often brings a tongue-in-cheek porn edge to fashion imagery, his fine art explorations often explore themes of Read More

BEST IN SHOW | TAKASHI MURAKAMI “IN THE LAND OF THE DEAD, STEPPING ON THE TAIL OF A RANBOW” AT GAGOSIAN NYC

November 18, 2014  |  art  |  Comments Off on BEST IN SHOW | TAKASHI MURAKAMI “IN THE LAND OF THE DEAD, STEPPING ON THE TAIL OF A RANBOW” AT GAGOSIAN NYC

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The magnificent culmination of nearly a decade of work, Japanese Pop Art master Takashi Murakami‘s new exhibition In the Land of the Dead, Stepping on the Tail of a Rainbow, which has just opened its doors at Gagosian Gallery in NYC, is his most profound Read More

FIRST LOOK | TAKASHI MURAKAMI’S ARHAT CYCLE PART II AT PALAZZO REALE, MILAN

August 5, 2014  |  art  |  Comments Off on FIRST LOOK | TAKASHI MURAKAMI’S ARHAT CYCLE PART II AT PALAZZO REALE, MILAN

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Opening last week at the historic Palazzo Reale in Milan was the second installment of the master of Japanese Pop, Takashi Murakami‘s latest series of works that first debuted at Blum & Poe in LA in April of 2013.  Titled Ahrat, the cycle of paintings on view continues Murakami’s newest mode of painting, developed for his Read More

FIRST LOOK | “GIRL” CURATED BY PHARRELL WILLIAMS AT GALERIE EMMANUEL PERROTIN, PARIS

May 28, 2014  |  art, Music  |  Comments Off on FIRST LOOK | “GIRL” CURATED BY PHARRELL WILLIAMS AT GALERIE EMMANUEL PERROTIN, PARIS

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Continuing the push behind his new solo album of the same name, Pharrell opened his group art show GIRL at Galerie Emmanuel Perrotin in Paris last nite with a gala reception and onsite concert performance for the beautiful people of The City of Lights. Marking his debut as Read More

FAIR PLAY | THE SUPERTOUCH ART BASEL HONG KONG 2014 RECAP

May 21, 2014  |  art  |  Comments Off on FAIR PLAY | THE SUPERTOUCH ART BASEL HONG KONG 2014 RECAP

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This year’s annual installment of Art Basel Hong Kong wrapped up last week, eating up all the spare change in Asia at the same time the Frieze fair and giant sales at Christie’s, Sotheby’s, and Phillips looted the pockets of New York’s ruling class in a giant global art market money grab. Of course, the usual suspects were Read More