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.
Los Angeles–based painter Sarah Cain presents a large-scale, site-responsive installation at Elk Camp on Snowmass Mountain for the 2017–18 ski season. This marks the twelfth-consecutive year of the AAM’s Art in Unexpected Places partnership with Aspen Skiing Company. Cain’s abstract work, titled Mountain Song, features a variety of perspectives created through her unconventional use of canvases layered with patterns, textures, and color. The piece’s connection with music is evident in the artist’s lyrical, energetic improvisational approach. Cain takes risks through her delicate balance o…
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