The Japanese artist Takashi Murakami combines highly refined classical Japanese painting techniques with distinctive Pop sensibilities. Known for his “Superflat” style, directly influenced by manga and anime, the artist creates works that explode with color and playfulness. For the 2015–16 ski season, in collaboration with Aspen Skiing Company, Murakami has produced four unique images, all of which embody his trademark visual aesthetic.
In 2000, Odd Klev cofounded the international architecture office a-lab in Oslo, Norway. Since its inception, a-lab has been recognized for their sustainable and innovative range of projects from residential projects to cultural centers and museums to complex urban master plans. Klev will discuss the close relationship between architecture and art, particularly the projects in which the firm has utilized art as part of the conceptualization phase or final display.
Tuesday–Sunday, 10 AM–6 PM
General operating support is provided by Colorado Creative Industries. CCI and its activities are made possible through an annual appropriation from the Colorado General Assembly and federal funds from the National Endowment for the Arts.