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.
Join Claire Lyons, Curator of Antiquities at the J. Paul Getty Museum, for insight into the importance of context and display of antiquities. She will draw connections to Haris Epaminonda’s installations, which carefully pair artifacts from different cultures and eras to reconfigure our understanding of how the past and present relate.
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.