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.
As an examination of what architects balance when building cultural institutions, Janneke Bierman discusses how her Netherlands-based architectural firm negotiated space, openness, and transparency for the Stedelijk Museum’s renovation project of the ‘s-Hertogenbosch modern art museum facilities.
The AAM’s Architecture Lecture Series 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, the ALS sparks dialogue about the role of architecture in our community and beyond.
AAM education programs are made possible by the Questrom Education Fund.
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.