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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...

Takashi Murakami “Self-Portraits” Exhibition – Event Recap

UncategorizedComments ⋅ Sep 13, 2009
With the “Self-Portraits” Exhibition set to open on September 15th, we offer an exclusive closer look into the show by iconic Japanese artist Takashi Murakami at Galerie Emmanuel Perrotin in Paris. Amongst the highlights of the show,...

Takashi Murakami for Louis Vuitton Rugs: Behind the Scenes

UncategorizedComments ⋅ Sep 11, 2009
Takashi Murakami’s Kaikai Kiki offers a behind-the-scenes look into the production of their collaborative rugs for famed fashion house, Louis Vuitton. Produced in one of India’s more distinguished factories, the hand woven rugs come i...

Clark #38 by Takashi Murakami First Look

UncategorizedComments ⋅ Sep 9, 2009
For the first time in the history of the worldwide press, the talented Takashi Murakami collaborates with a magazine by appending it an exclusive self-portrait representative of his alter ego Mr Dob. The collaboration will be livened up with a 14...

Takashi Murakami “Self-Portraits” Exhibition Preview

UncategorizedComments ⋅ Sep 6, 2009
All Artworks ©Takashi Murakami/Kaikai Kiki Co., Ltd. All Rights Reserved. Courtesy Galerie Emmanuel Perrotin Iconic Japanese artist Takashi Murakami previews a new piece from his upcoming exhibition, entitled “Self-Portraits”, at th...

Medicom Toy x Takashi Murakami “Inochi” Figure

UncategorizedComments ⋅ Aug 26, 2009
Medicom Toys and the ever popular Japanese Pop-artist Takashi Murakami have collaborated to produce a vinyl figure of “Inochi” (which is based on a 2002 movie of the same name by Shinohara Tetsuo). The figure arrives with 5 different skin coloura...

Takashi Murakami x Louis Vuitton Putipanda

UncategorizedComments ⋅ Jul 29, 2009
As one of Japan’s biggest artists within the last few years, Takashi Murakami’s Superflat aesthetic has become a house-hold style in the contemporary art world. Seeing his work extend over multiple mediums thanks to extensive team-ups...

Kanye West x Takashi Murakami Gold Bear Sculpture

UncategorizedComments ⋅ Jul 1, 2009
Having seen some of the most popular artists, heavily involved in the streetwear scene, exhibit at the Emmanuel Perrotin, makes you wonder what the famed collector might have in-store. Aside from the current showcase, at the gallery’s Paris...

THE NEW ORDER Magazine Issue 02

UncategorizedComments ⋅ Jun 23, 2009
SLAMXHYPE offer us a preview of their sophomore issue of their fledgling print magazine, The New Order. Coming on the heels of Issue 01, Issue 02 revolves around the theme of Pop Culture and who better to have contribute than KAWS and Murakami wh...

Takashi Murakami for Louis Vuitton Superflat First Love Full Version

UncategorizedComments ⋅ Jun 11, 2009
Creating one of the most powerful brand meets artist partnerships of all-time, Takashi Murakami and Louis Vuitton’s relationship manifests itself in their “Superflat First Love” cartoon short. While much of Murakami’s work...

Takashi Murakami: “The Simple Things” @ Switzerland Art Basel

UncategorizedComments ⋅ Jun 9, 2009
Kicking off the official opening of Art Basel Switzerland, Pharrell Williams was on hand to showcase his collaboration project alongside superflat master Takashi Murakami. Entitled “The Simple Things”, the installation featured some o...

Takashi Murakami for VOGUE NIPPON and COMME des GARCONS ALIVE Magazine Poster

UncategorizedComments ⋅ Jun 5, 2009
Takashi Murakami recently put together some of his well-known work in a release for the VOGUE NIPPON and COMME des GARCONS “Magazine Alive” Pop-Up Store. 300 copies of the poster seen here include the characteristic Superflat styles o...

honeyee Feature: Multicolor Spring Palette

UncategorizedComments ⋅ Apr 30, 2009
Louis Vuitton’s massive Harajuku store on Omotesando in Tokyo has recently been transformed to mark this season’s participation of famous Japanese pop-artist Takashi Murakami for his Multicolor Spring Palette collection. Effectively m...

Takashi Murakami | Superflat First Love

UncategorizedComments ⋅ Apr 27, 2009
Celebrating the launch of Takashi Murakami’s Multicolor Spring Palette with Louis Vuitton, honeyee works up a special feature following his new animated project entitled Superflat First Love. Although the feature is in Japanese, the artwork...

Takashi Murakami for Louis Vuitton Omotesando Store Design

UncategorizedComments ⋅ Apr 27, 2009
Takashi Murakami has re-designed the interior of Louis Vuitton’s Omotesando Chapter store. The interior takes on the life of Murakami’s creations with a kaleidoscope of colors, images and plush characters. The new design coincides wit...