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.
Swedish painter Mamma Andersson works between domestic interiors and the Nordic landscape, often layering imagery to create subtly haunting, dreamlike atmospheres. Drawing from a variety of sources—from the narrative suggestions of filmic imagery to the physical space of theatrical sets—Andersson employs disjointed perspectives and mismatched spatial relationships to create a sense of the otherworldly.
Her palette is seductive and muted, applied in both soft washes and thick brushstrokes, and sometimes entirely absent, with blank areas left on the surface of the painting. The works ofte…
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