Takashi Murakami

Japanese, born 1962

17,616 followers

Takashi Murakami

Japanese, born 1962

17,616 followers

One of the most acclaimed artists to emerge from postwar Asia, Takashi Murakami—“the Warhol of …

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One of the most acclaimed artists to emerge from postwar Asia, Takashi Murakami—“the Warhol of Japan”—is known for his contemporary Pop synthesis of fine art and popular culture, particularly his use of a boldly graphic and colorful anime and manga cartoon style. Murakami became famous in the 1990s for his “Superflat” …

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Selected career achievements
Blue chip
Represented by internationally reputable galleries.
High auction record
$15m, Sotheby's, 2008
Solo show at a major institution
MoMA PS1, and 4 more
Group show at a major institution
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and 6 more
Collected by a major institution
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Reviewed by a major art publication
frieze, and 4 more
Participated in a major biennial
Carnegie International, and 2 more
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