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.
Memory is a paradoxical thing, central to the formation of the self, yet fugitive and difficult to pin down. Memories become attenuated with the passage of time, yet can come rushing back in an instant under certain conditions. From the simple act of marking time to the recording of complex events, The Residue of Memory examined the diverse ways that events can leave their mark, and how objects and experiences can function as physical traces or intangible points of contact to the past.
For his work free fotolab (2009), for example, British artist Phil Collins posted ads in several Eu…
Laura Owens was born in 1970, in Euclid, Ohio, and lives and works in Los Angeles. Her practice explores the history of painting, the boundary between representation and abstraction, and a diverse source of references. Her work has been the subject of solo exhibitions at the CCA Wattis, Kunstmuseum Bonn, Kunsthalle Zürich, and the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles. She produced the designs for the 2016–17 lift tickets in collaboration with Aspen Skiing Company.
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