Takashi Murakami

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Japanese Contemporary Artist

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Founded February 1, 1962
Headquarters Tokyo, Japan

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Takashi Murakami is a painter and sculptor who blurs the lines of fine art, commercialism, and Japanese visual culture into his prolific practice. Murakami first gained recognition as a sculptor during the early 1990s, exploring otaku and the contrasts between contemporary Japanese society and American culture. A pioneer of the ‘Superflat’ movement, his style consists of bold colors and anime-inspired motifs across paintings, sculptures, drawings and animations. He is also the founder and president of Kaikai Kiki Co and Biannual Art Fair Geisai, whom he manages several young artists. Murakami has collaborated with the likes of Billionaire Boys Club, Kaws, Pharrell Williams, Louis Vuitton, and Kanye West.
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Takashi Murakami and Hublot's Third Classic Fusion Collaboration Blooms with Beautiful Colors
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Takashi Murakami and Hublot's Third Classic Fusion Collaboration Blooms with Beautiful Colors

The legendary artist spoke with Hypebeast about his latest collaborative timepiece and NFTs, plus his plans for the future.

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Everything Dropping at HBX Archives This Week

Featuring the Gilapple Clock from UNDERCOVER.

Takashi Murakami Presents First Solo Exhibition in Dubai
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Takashi Murakami Presents First Solo Exhibition in Dubai

Complementing Perrotin’s new gallery in the UAE.

Everything Dropping at HBX Archives This Week
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Everything Dropping at HBX Archives This Week

Featuring the visvim x Takashi Murakami x Hiroshi Fujiwara Kiefer sneakers.

Must-See Exhibitions at Art Basel Miami Beach 2022
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Must-See Exhibitions at Art Basel Miami Beach 2022

Celebrating 20 years, the fair is gearing up to host its largest iteration to date.

Lewis Hamilton and Takashi Murakami Drop Limited-Edition Collaboration
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Lewis Hamilton and Takashi Murakami Drop Limited-Edition Collaboration

The first-ever collaboration between Hamilton’s +44 brand and Murakami.

Takashi Murakami Leads Roppongi Art Night 2022 With a 32-Foot-Tall Doraemon
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Takashi Murakami Leads Roppongi Art Night 2022 With a 32-Foot-Tall Doraemon

The three day event will feature 100 events.

sacai Readies Collaborative Pieces With MADSAKI and Schott
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sacai Readies Collaborative Pieces With MADSAKI and Schott

A jab at pop culture.

The Drawing Center Reveals Artist List for 2022 Benefit Auction
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The Drawing Center Reveals Artist List for 2022 Benefit Auction

Featuring KAWS, Jonas Wood, Brook Hsu and many more.

UNO Joins Takashi Murakami for New "Artiste" Release
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UNO Joins Takashi Murakami for New "Artiste" Release

The fifth deck from the art-filled series.

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