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.
Originally conceived in 1974 as the inaugural exhibition for the Institute of Contemporary Art, London, Marcel Broodthaers’s Décor: A Conquest is an intricate installation exploring the relationship between conflict and comfort. Consisting of two period rooms, titled XIXth Century and XXth Century respectively, Décor juxtaposes implements of war and furniture, examining the complex relationship between weapons and objects as symbols of power. The last exhibition Broodthaers would present before his death, Décor is a complex investigation into the function of both history and museo…
This four-session course meets every Wednesday in May, from 5:30–7:30 p.m., to break down key histories, concepts, and debates of contemporary art. Participants will build a skill set of observational tools, critical vocabulary, and a greater confidence in navigating contemporary art.
This session’s topic is “Fact & Fiction.”
Members: Free/Nonmembers: $35
Members: Free/Nonmembers: $10
Preregistration is strongly encouraged:
970.925.8050 ext. 133
Tuesday–Sunday, 10 AM–6 PM