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.
Creating a space for critical feedback and community, local artists are invited to apply on a first come, first serve basis for an intensive Crit Session. Mardee Goff, Curator at the Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art, will lead this session, providing an intimate and constructive environment to give artists new perspective on their work.
Sam Durant is a multimedia artist whose work engages a variety of social, political, and cultural issues. He is a faculty member in the Program for Art at the California Institute of the Arts, and his work has been featured in solo and group museum exhibitions internationally. His lecture corresponds with the Crit Sessions program that he will lead for local artists during his stay.
Tuesday–Sunday, 10 AM–6 PM