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.
Slater Bradley and Ed Lachman’s Look Up and Stay in Touch presents the final body of work in artist Slater Bradley’s long-term doppelgänger project. Since 1999, Bradley has been collaborating with Benjamin Brock, who bears an uncanny resemblance to the artist, in a series of works that explore the psychologically charged space between the self and one’s double, or doppelgänger. Traditionally, the doppelgänger becomes a striking reminder of one’s mortality, often taken as a sign of impending death. In all of his doppelgänger work, Bradley has explored the way cultural artifacts and icons b…
This Short Course is designed to investigate contemporary perspectives on performance raised by the exhibition A Fragile But Marvelous Life. Each two-hour session unpacks a question through the format of a lecture, discussion, and time in the galleries. The course can be taken as a three-part series and is taught by AAM Curator Courtenay Finn and Learning Director Michelle Dezember.
This session’s topic is “How do we experience time?” and is led by Michelle Dezember.
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