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.
Nicole Eisenman was born in Verdun, France, in 1965, and currently lives and works in Brooklyn. A recipient of the MacArthur Fellowship, Eisenman works in a diverse range of media to explore the representation of the human form and its cultural significance. In 2014, she was the subject of a midcareer retrospective organized by the Contemporary Art Museum, St. Louis, which also traveled to the Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, and the Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego. Solo presentations of her work have also been presented at the New Museum, New York, Berkeley Art Museum and…
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