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 & PORTER's "BS - 06" T.Z. Original Sneakers Are up for Raffle
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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
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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
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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
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Takashi Murakami & PORTER Unveil Full Collaborative Bag Capsule

The three bags are slated to drop on July 20.

A Look Inside Billie Eilish & Takashi Murakami’s “you should see me in a crown” Making-Of Exhibition
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A Look Inside Billie Eilish & Takashi Murakami’s “you should see me in a crown” Making-Of Exhibition

Displaying original artworks by Studio PONCOTAN which inspired the animated clip.

Billie Eilish and Takashi Murakami's "you should see me in a crown" Video Receives Making-Of Exhibition
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Billie Eilish and Takashi Murakami's "you should see me in a crown" Video Receives Making-Of Exhibition

The duo’s collaborative merch is also set to re-release.

Takashi Murakami & Perrotin Drop Unique Signed Canvas Tote Bag
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Takashi Murakami & Perrotin Drop Unique Signed Canvas Tote Bag

Produced from the same canvas he uses for his work.

Takashi Murakami Will Showcase New Works "From Superflat to Bubblewrap" in Singapore
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Takashi Murakami Will Showcase New Works "From Superflat to Bubblewrap" in Singapore

Taking place at STPI Gallery this July 13.

8 Drops You Don't Want to Miss This Week
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8 Drops You Don't Want to Miss This Week

Featuring Supreme, Takashi Murakami, KAPITAL, Y-3, NUMBER (N)INE and more.

HYPEBEAST Magazine Issue 25: Limited Murakami Merch
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HYPEBEAST Magazine Issue 25: Limited Murakami Merch

Exclusive goods printed with bespoke Murakami art.

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