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.
This free program offers senior citizens in the Roaring Fork Valley an informal drawing lesson and the opportunity to socialize over food and beverages at SO, the AAM’s Andrea and James Gordon Café.
July 8–12, 9 AM–3 PM
Let’s find out what dots can do in this workshop dedicated to the application of dots in all colors and sizes, from traditional polka dots to glittery splotches. Young artists will marvel as bold compositions take on lives of their own. One thing is certain—these artworks will vibrate and pop!
For registration and scholarship information:
970.925.8050 ext. 133
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.