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 Workshop is created for students with a passion for fashion, and a love for animals. We will learn skills such as hand-sewing, pattern-cutting, and fabric embellishment. After creating a Look Book and wearable accessories inspired by our favorite creatures, we will celebrate our new looks with a runway show for family and friends.
Michael Govan is the CEO and Wallis Annenberg Director at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA). He will speak about Diana Thater’s work, discussing the AAM exhibition gorillagorillagorilla as well as LACMA’s simultaneous exhibition Diana Thater: The Sympathetic Imagination, the most comprehensive survey of the artist’s work to date.
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.