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Japan Times
Jun 12, 2023
Takashi Murakami loves and fears AI
Speaking at an exhibition opening in France, Japanese artist Takashi Murakami offered his thoughts on the positives and negatives of AI.
Japan Times
Apr 7, 2019
Art Basel Hong Kong: All the fun of the international art fair
As Hong Kong continues to rise as a hub of Asian contemporary art, Art Basel Hong Kong introduces a clutch of Japanese artists with plenty to say.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Music / Sound Off
Mar 28, 2019
Hip-hop's anime crush is beautiful
Takashi Murakami's work on Billie Eilish's new video for "You Should See Me in a Crown" is the latest example of Western music's ongoing love affair with Japanese anime. And while it may seem obvious — American kids who like anime and grow up to be musicians are going to pay respect — it's...
Japan Times
CULTURE / Art / Heisei Icons,Heisei Icons
Mar 13, 2019
Takashi Murakami: The face of Japanese contemporary art abroad, underappreciated at home
In Tokyo alone, Murakami's commercial work can be seen in the official mascots for the Roppongi Hills complex and Tokyo MX TV station.
Japan Times
Oct 26, 2018
Yayoi Kusama and Takashi Murakami consider legal action against fake exhibitions in China
Exhibitions of works passed off as those by renowned Japanese artists Yayoi Kusama and Takashi Murakami have been held in China recently, and the two artists are considering legal action to seek criminal charges, their lawyers have said.
Japan Times
Feb 16, 2016
Takashi Murakami collects more than just his thoughts
"Takashi Murakami's Superflat Collection" is an exhibition of other people's work, amassed as the result of one man's phenomenally successful artistic career. It's evidence that Murakami must have done something right, or wrong, depending on your view of culture. He's sometimes portrayed as a kind of...
Japan Times
Jan 19, 2016
'Takashi Murakami's Superflat Collection: From Shohaku and Rosanjin to Anselm Kiefer'
Jan. 30-April 3
Japan Times
Nov 19, 2015
Takashi Murakami's reluctant homecoming
Ebisu Yokocho has never looked so fabulous. It's the night before Halloween and costumed women with talon-like nails and feathered eyelashes snake their way through a boisterous crowd crammed into this narrow alley of food stalls and bars. The smell of booze and grilled meat mingles with the scent of...
Japan Times
Nov 3, 2015
'Takashi Murakami: The 500 Arhats'
Oct. 31-March 6
CULTURE / Art / Japan Pulse
Mar 20, 2015
Takashi Murakami + Frisk = super-artsy breath
Pop art in your pocket —u00a0it sharpens it you up.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Society
Jan 10, 2015
Murakami joins U.N.-sponsored event to school Asian children
Takashi Murakami joins UNICEF, soccer club FC Barcelona and the Reach Out To Asia campaign to educate children in Bangladesh, Indonesia and Nepal.
Japan Times
Sep 18, 2014
Blum & Poe gets closer to its artists
Some people just can't help liking Japan.
Japan Times
Apr 26, 2013
Murakami's 'Jellyfish Eyes' blends kawaii and creepy into a postquake critique
In the West he's been referred to as 'the other Murakami.' To those in Japan, the difference is so prominent that very few would ever confuse artist-cum-filmmaker Takashi Murakami with novelist Haruki Murakami.
Nov 18, 2012
'Cool Japan is over': a sociologist looks at Japan's art world
BEFORE AND AFTER SUPERFLAT: A Short History of Japanese Contemporary Art 1990-2011, by Adrian Favell. Blue Kingfisher, 2012, 246 pp., $24.95 (paper)
Japan Times
CULTURE / Japan Pulse
May 28, 2010
Takashi Murakami sets up shop in otaku heaven
Pop artist Takashi Murakami opens a gallery ... not in Aoyama or Daikanyama .. but in an otaku mecca: Nakano Broadway.


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