Posts Tagged ‘Takashi Murakami’

Frieze Art Fair NYC 2016: The Supertouch Recap

May 8, 2016  |  Art  |  Comments Off on Frieze Art Fair NYC 2016: The Supertouch Recap

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At this point, the yearlong art fair circuit has become so demanding it’s as though the art Read More

Fair Play | The Best of Art Basel Hong Kong 2016: The Supertouch Recap

March 30, 2016  |  Uncategorized  |  Comments Off on Fair Play | The Best of Art Basel Hong Kong 2016: The Supertouch Recap

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Last week’s installment of the global Art Basel franchise saw the best of the world’s art galleries descending on the new money hotbed of  Hong Kong to dazzle a rapidly expanding base of freshly-minted millionaire & billionaire art collectors eager to catch up with their more established Read More

Takashi Murakami’s Personal Superflat Art Collection at the Yokohama Museum

March 1, 2016  |  Uncategorized  |  Comments Off on Takashi Murakami’s Personal Superflat Art Collection at the Yokohama Museum

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Takashi Murakami is known around the world as the king of Japanese Pop Art, but he’s lesser known as an art collector, a fact that Takashi Murakami’s Superflat Collection: From Sh?haku and Rosanjin to Anselm Kiefer—a new show currently on view at Japan’s Yokohama Art Museum—seeks to remedy. On display through April 3rd, this exhibition is the first large-scale public showing of Murakami’s extensive private collection featuring key works by a diverse array of Eastern & Western artists including Yoshitomo Nara, KAWS, Anselm Kiefer, Madsaki, Read More

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

January 25, 2016  |  Uncategorized  |  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  |  Uncategorized  |  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  |  Uncategorized  |  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  |  Uncategorized  |  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  |  Uncategorized  |  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  |  Uncategorized  |  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  |  Uncategorized  |  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