You’d think an artist would slowdown to take it all in after a series of major retrospectives. If it’s Takashi Murakami, then you thought wrong. Since his monstrous retrospective tourÂ ended this past Feburary in Spain, Murakami has been on a tear, creating bodies of work on almost every medium you can imagine – sculpture, canvas, print, vinyl, animation, you name it – he’s put his team from Kaikai Kiki to work. The problem is, each show usually featured only one facet of his artistic endeavors.Â So […]
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Looks like the VIP’s over at BBC (Pharrell & Nigo et al.) got an early look at the Takashi Murakami show we told you about earlier that will be opening on September 15th over at the Emmanuel Perrotin Gallery in Paris.Â As expected, there were several colorways of the “Kanye Bear” (seen above) along with some “Self Portraits by Mr. Superflat. More images after the jump.
In a couple weeks, Takashi Murakami will be opening his solo show at Emmanuel Perrotin in Paris entitled “Takashi Murakami Paints Self Portraits.”Â Murakami has been known to paint “self-portraits” in the past including his alter egos like Mr. DOB, Inochi, Mr. Pointy, Tan Tan Bo and Oval, but this time expect to see a set of self-portraits featuring the artist accompanied by his favorite characters. We especially are looking forward to the supposedly large painting “HIROPON, Me, And My Lonesome Cowboy,” where he is […]