Finally, after reading about this so long ago on Boing Boing, Takashi Murakami’s piece from last year’s Tate Modern exhibition, Pop Life: Art in a Material World, curated by Alison Gingeras, hits the Internet. The video, produced by Murakami and directed by McG, features actress Kirsten Dunst in anime-inspired garb and blue hair frolicking […]
Yoshitomo Nara should not be underestimated.
The NY Post reports that on his way home after installing his current solo show at Marianne Boesky in Chelsea, Nara was accosted by the NYPD allegedly struggling briefly with officers before eventually being “charged with resisting arrest, making graffiti, criminal mischief, possession of graffiti tools and damaging property” for […]
The © MURAKAMI retrospective at the Los Angeles MOCA, while spanning a massive 35,000 sq. ft. and nearly fifteen years of Takashi Murakami’s work, it’s the inclusion of his newest and most unique works that matter in this instance:
Of particular importance, is the debut of Oval Buddha, an enormous self-portrait sculpture in the guise of […]
Mr., one of my favourite artists from Takashi Murakami’s KaiKai KiKi Co., Ltd. has his first New York solo exhibition. From the press release in Lehmann Maupin’s current exhibition section:
Lehmann Maupin Gallery will present the first New York solo exhibition of the artist Mr., whose work typically examines Otaku culture in Japan with cartoonish, anime-like […]