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.
For her first solo museum exhibition, British artist Mary Ramsden presents a new series of paintings arranged in groupings that investigate associations between scale, imagery, and space. Expanding on her interest in prose, social media, and our daily interface with technology, Ramsden’s painterly, gestural marks echo the physical residue left when swiping the touch screen of a tablet or smart phone. Within this, the artist examines the playful zone between the painter’s mark and the accidental smears of our screen-based world. Setting these urgent scorings among seemingly fixed geometric p…
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