Takashi Murakami

Takashi Murakami

Japanese Contemporary Artist
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Date of Birth February 1, 1962
Industries Art
Headquarter Tokyo, Japan
Takashi Murakami is a Japanese contemporary artist that is known for blurring the lines between high and low art, combining traditional aesthetic of Japanese art with popular culture. Murakami coined and produced the term ‘superflat’, which reflects his own artistic style. 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.

1995

European debut of ‘TransCulture’ - 46th Venice Biennale

2001

Founded art production company ‘Kaikai Kiki Co., Ltd.

2003

Collaboration with Marc Jacobs, artistic director of the Louis Vuitton fashion house, to produce fashion accessories.

2007

©MURAKAMI was mounted at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles
Takashi Murakami Unveils Collaborative Artworks for Verdy Harajuku Day
Arts

Takashi Murakami Unveils Collaborative Artworks for Verdy Harajuku Day

On view at BOOKMARC Tokyo.

Takashi Murakami to Unveil New Sculptural Portraits in "Baka" Exhibit
Arts

Takashi Murakami to Unveil New Sculptural Portraits in "Baka" Exhibit

Taking over Perrotin’s Salle de Bal showroom in Paris.

Ben Baller Teases Upcoming Collaboration With Takashi Murakami
Fashion

Ben Baller Teases Upcoming Collaboration With Takashi Murakami

Releasing later this year.

Takashi Murakami & MoMA Design Store to Release Limited 'DOB-Kun' Figures
Arts

Takashi Murakami & MoMA Design Store to Release Limited 'DOB-Kun' Figures

In five different colorways.

MoMa Design Store Launches FW19 Collection Featuring Takashi Murakami, Yayoi Kusama & More
Design

MoMa Design Store Launches FW19 Collection Featuring Takashi Murakami, Yayoi Kusama & More

Including Basquiat canteens and exclusive Andy Warhol skateboards.

Takashi Murakami Teases Monochromatic Versions of Signature 'Kaikai' & 'Kiki' Figures
Arts

Takashi Murakami Teases Monochromatic Versions of Signature 'Kaikai' & 'Kiki' Figures

A most rare makeup.

Takashi Murakami & PORTER's "BS - 06" T.Z. Original Sneakers Are up for Raffle
Footwear

Takashi Murakami & PORTER's "BS - 06" T.Z. Original Sneakers Are up for Raffle

The cargo pouch kicks are releasing shortly.

Takashi Murakami Curates Works By Virgil Abloh, Futura & More For Kaikai Kiki Summer Show 2019
Arts

Takashi Murakami Curates Works By Virgil Abloh, Futura & More For Kaikai Kiki Summer Show 2019

Including a massive collaborative piece with MADSAKI and Mr.

Takashi Murakami & TIDAL New York Create Exclusive Flip Flops for The Broad Museum
Footwear

Takashi Murakami & TIDAL New York Create Exclusive Flip Flops for The Broad Museum

Just in time for summer.

Takashi Murakami & PORTER Unveil Full Collaborative Bag Capsule
Fashion

Takashi Murakami & PORTER Unveil Full Collaborative Bag Capsule

The three bags are slated to drop on July 20.

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