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.
The first museum survey of New York–based photographer Anne Collier examines integral themes within her practice, including the conventions of commercial photography and pop psychology. Curated by Michael Darling, and initially presented at CCA Bard (June 28–September 21, 2014) followed by the MCA Chicago (November 22, 2014–March 8, 2015), the exhibition traces Collier’s career from 2002 to the present. Turning her lens on images already present in popular culture—books, record albums, magazines, and film stills—Collier considers the integral role photography and image-making play within co…
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