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.
Stories We Tell Ourselves is an exhibition that unfolds over time, as sequential chapters that explore the relationship of art and language. Presented in various locations throughout the museum, the show reflects on a distinguished history of artists who have used language as a medium—dissecting letters, words, and texts and displaying them as objects. An exhibition that, like a novel, travels across time and space, Stories We Tell Ourselves brings to light narratives shaped by literature, history, and current events, highlighting the role that storytelling plays within our sense of pla…
This after-school program for kids in Grades K–4 is held most Wednesdays during the school year at the AAM. Museum educators lead classes that include activities in the gallery and take-home projects.
Limited class size; prior registration strongly encouraged.
Members: $18 per class
Nonmembers: $20 per class
970.925.8050 ext. 133
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.