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.
Design and build for a better world in this collaborative project-based workshop with a special focus on Bauhaus-inspired design. We’ll work to create a design solution that integrates the environment with daily needs. Teens will unveil their projects at an art show for friends and family at the end of the week. Taught by Pamela Rice, Associate Professor of Architecture at SUNY Orange, and Heike Hanada, architect of the new Bauhaus Museum in Weimar.
Donald Chong is a founding partner of Toronto-based architecture firm Williamson Chong Architects, whose design approach privileges specificities of context, materials research, building performance, and client-based collaboration. Chong is a member of the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) and recipient of several awards, including the 2012 Professional Prix de Rome, the Toronto Urban Design Award, and the 2014 Emerging Architectural Practice Award by the RAIC.
The AAM’s Architecture Lecture Series (ALS) brings world-renowned architects to Aspen to discuss the role of public architecture in our society and how its form, style, and purpose impact our engineered landscapes. As a series of free public presentations, ALS sparks dialogue about the role of architecture in our community and beyond.
Tuesday–Sunday, 10 AM–6 PM