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.
Working predominantly in film and installation, British artist Ceal Floyer addresses notions of the uncanny, the humorous, and the absurd through deceptively simple means in her practice. She creates scenarios and situations that encourage viewers to do a double take and look more closely at the details, which reveal the poetry inherent in the everyday. In her work Door (1995), for example, a slide projector is aimed at the bottom of a door to give the appearance of light coming through from the other side. Floyer’s Aspen Art Museum exhibition, which marks the artist’s second major solo m…
The AAM tailors special visits and workshops for homeschool families and programs in the Roaring Fork Valley. Each workshop provides an opportunity for parents and children to learn about contemporary art while creating a work of art together as a family. Parents also learn techniques and skills for creating their own art experiences at home. A complimentary brown bag lunch is included following the workshop.
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.