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Takashi Murakami

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Birth year

Lives in
Asaka, Saitama and Brooklyn

Works in
Asaka, Saitama and Brooklyn

Current Exhibitions and Events
Sep, 2016 Nude: From Modigliani to Currin
Gagosian Gallery - 980 Madison Ave.
Sep, 2016 Solo Exhibition
Galerie Perrotin - Turenne

Takashi Murakami is a prolific contemporary Japanese artist who works in both fine arts media, such as painting, as well as digital and commercial media. He blurs the boundaries between high and low art. He appropriates popular themes from mass media and pop culture, then turns them into thirty-foot sculptures, "Superflat" paintings, or marketable commercial goods such as figurines or phone caddies.

In 1996, Murakami founded the "Hiropon factory", a studio with assistants to produce his work. The Hiropon factory gradually grew into a fully professionalized art production studio and also an artist management organization. In 2001, Murakami registered his organization as Kaikai Kiki Co., Ltd. Today it employs over 100 people, with operations in both Long Island City, New York and Japan. Kaikai Kiki produces the art fair GEISAI twice a year.

Portrait Photo by Yamashita Yohei.


Recent Exhibits

Takashi Murakami participated in these exhibits:

Jun, 2016 Holiday: Summer Group Show
Jun, 2016 Takashi Murakami “Flower Power”
Martin Lawrence Galleries
Feb, 2016 Plastic Fantastic?
The Honolulu Museum of Art
Jan, 2016 Prototypology: An Index of Process and Mutation
Gagosian Gallery - Rome
Oct, 2015 The 500 Arhats
Mori Art Museum
Oct, 2015 Beverly Hills 20-Year Anniversary Invitational Exhibition, 1995–2015
Gagosian Gallery Beverly Hills
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Gagosian Gallery - 980 Madison Ave. Galerie Perrotin - Turenne
Ibid. Martin Lawrence Galleries
The Honolulu Museum of Art Gagosian Gallery - Rome
Mori Art Museum Gagosian Gallery Beverly Hills
Hotel Nikko Hang Up Pictures
Art Basel Gagosian Gallery - Britannia Street
Martin Lawrence Gallery SANTA MONICA AUCTIONS
Gagosian Gallery- 24th St. Hamburg Kennedy Photographs
Palazzo Reale Muriel's Kitchen, Old Compton Street
Ace Hotel Downtown Los Angeles The Art Institute of Chicago
Giant Robot 2 Mead Art Museum
Magic Pony Hidari Zingaro Berlin
Multimedia Art Museum, Moscow Dairy Art Centre
Galerie Perrotin Antoine Helwaser Gallery
Blum & Poe LACMA - Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Olyvia Fine Art Marianne Boesky Gallery 24th St.
Palm Springs Art Museum The Warhol (The Andy Warhol Museum)
Palm Springs Art Museum in Palm Desert SFMOMA - San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
Rubell Family Collection Gagosian Gallery Hong Kong
Utah Museum of Contemporary Art Torch Gallery
PinchuckArtCentre A&D Gallery
Westport Arts Center Royal T
Haunch of Venison (New York) Galerie Perrotin - Saint Claude
Riverside Art Museum Goodenough College
Collectors Contemporary LeBasse Projects
S.O Art Space Gagosian Gallery - Davies Street
Kunst Raum Riehen Chateau de Versailles
Clic Bookstore & Gallery Museum of Craft and Folk Art
Willem Kerseboom - I&II Mississippi Museum Of Art
Gavlak Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA Taipei)
Rental Gallery White Columns
Gagosian Gallery- 21st St. Brooklyn Museum of Art
MOCA Geffen Contemporary Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA)
Pier 92 Shore Institute of Contemporary Arts
curated with these artists
Takashi Murakami has curated with these artists:

Kazunori Hamana Yuji Ueda
Otani Workshop Aso Kojima
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Takashi Murakami has curated at these venues:

Blum & Poe | New York Blum & Poe
Hidari Zingaro Berlin Giant Robot 2
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