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.
Mark Landis has been described as one of the most prolific art forgers in US history. Matthew Leininger, a tenacious registrar who ultimately discovers the decades-long ruse, sets out to expose Landis’s philanthropic escapades to the art world. Before the free screening begins, a special dinner menu is available starting at 6:30 p.m. with prior registration.
AAM exhibitions are made possible by the Marx Exhibition Fund. General exhibition support is provided by the Toby Devan Lewis Visiting Artist Fund.
Roberto Cuoghi’s da iḍā e piṅgalā a iḍā e iḍā o piṅgalā e piṅgalā is co-organized by Le Consortium, centre d'Art, Dijon, and the Aspen Art Museum. The exhibition is funded in part by the AAM National Council. Additional exhibition support is provided by George Lindemann.
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.