Takashi Murakami for Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade Announcement

ArtsComments ⋅ Sep 2, 2010
Japanese superflat artist Takashi Murakami will be making his way to New York City this November as an announcement has been made about his role in this year’s Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. He’ll be designing two floats, each...

Takashi Murakami x Britney Spears for POP Magazine

ArtsComments ⋅ Aug 28, 2010
When Japanese pop art meets American pop music, very creative things transpire. For the new issue of Pop Magazine, pop star Britney Spears and renown Japanese artist Takashi Murakami collaborate on a manga meets pageant queen style photo-shoot....

Interview Magazine: Takashi Murakami

CultureComments ⋅ Aug 11, 2010
Interview Magazine has maintained an amazing track record of interviewing a heavyweight cast of personalities as their latest interview features the king of Superflat art, Takashi Murakami. The interview was conducted by Alison Gingeras, chief cu...

Takashi Murakami x Casio G-SHOCK Frogman Watch

StyleComments ⋅ Jul 29, 2010
Takashi Murakami helps celebrate the 40th anniversary of Japanese radio station Tokyo FM with this special G-SHOCK Frogman design. Having hosted the on-air “Art Dojo FM” show for the past 8 years, Murakami’s influence on the sta...

Takashi Murakami Exhibition @ The Chateau de Versailles

ArtsComments ⋅ Jul 29, 2010
World renowned Japanese super flat artist Takashi Murakami will bring his talents to France for a special exhibition in September at the iconic Chateau de Versailles. The show looks to kick off on September 14th, running through December 12th, 20...

Takashi Murakami in Qatar

ArtsComments ⋅ Jun 19, 2010
The king of superflat art, Takahashi Murakami will present a large-scale exhibition in 2012 at the most unlikely of places in Qatar. The exhibition is slated to be even larger than his Palace of Versailles exhibition slated for opening in Septemb...

NOWNESS: Darcel’s Appointment at Louis Vuitton

ArtsComments ⋅ May 27, 2010
Having recently made headlines with its exhibition at colette, the enigmatic cartoon character Darcel (of Darcel Disappoints) from artist Craig Redman makes an appearance once again for NOWNESS. This time drawn against the newly opened Louis Vuit...

Takashi Murakami for Louis Vuitton Cosmic Blossom Bandanas

UncategorizedComments ⋅ May 6, 2010
Working closely with long-time collaborator Takashi Murakami, Louis Vuitton develop these new bandanas as part of the label’s Cosmic Blossom Collection for Summer 2010. The bandanas are featured in three two-tone colorways, including blue,...

Takashi Murakami on USTREAM

UncategorizedComments ⋅ Apr 14, 2010
Superflat pioneer Takashi Murakami has recently opened himself up to the world with an ongoing live showcase courtesy of USTREAM. Each video is recorded live and gives a candid look into Murakami’s artistic process.

Takashi Murakami Exhibition @ The Palace of Versailles

UncategorizedComments ⋅ Jan 8, 2010
The Palace of Versailles has invited leading Japanese artist Takashi Murakami for a two-month retrospective later this year. The exhibition, running from September 12th to December 12th, will be Murakami’s first major retrospective in Franc...

Kaikai Kiki 2009 Holiday Prints

UncategorizedComments ⋅ Dec 22, 2009
Following a busy latter half of 2009, Takashi Murakami and his art brand Kaikai Kiki release a new series of prints. A seminal influence in the realm of “super flat” art, three different prints each take on different angles in aesthet...

MOCA 30th Anniversary Event / Damien Hirst-Painted Piano

UncategorizedComments ⋅ Nov 17, 2009
The Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) in Los Angeles held its 30th Anniversary event over the weekend. Amongst the star-studded attendees were Pharrell Williams and Japanese superflat master Takashi Murakami. The event showcased the museum’...

Takashi Murakami “A Picture Of The Blessed Lion Who Stares At Death” Painting

UncategorizedComments ⋅ Oct 19, 2009
For those in the New York area, this marks the last week of Takashi Murakami’s art exhibition “Picture of Fate: I Am But A Fisherman Who Angles in the Darkness of his Mind” at the Gagosian Gallery. Within the exhibit is a large-...

Kirsten Dunst x McG x Takashi Murakami “Akihabara Majokko Princess” Preview

UncategorizedComments ⋅ Oct 7, 2009
Aside from the “Pop Life” Exhibition underway at Tate Modern in London, Takashi Murakami has a more extensive video project up his sleeve, made in collaboration with actress Kirsten Dunst and hot shot film director, McG, who most rece...

Pop Life – Art in the Material World Exhibition

UncategorizedComments ⋅ Oct 6, 2009
The Tate Modern gallery played host to an eclectic powerhouse group of pop artists in its Pop Life – Art in the Material World exhibition. The show’s premise is inspired by Andy Warhol’s “Good business is the best art̶...