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.
Design your own series of soft sculptures using your favorite colors and fabrics in this tactile Workshop inspired by Judith Scott. Starting with a no-sew approach, students will develop handy skills to create an assortment of new plushy objects and friends. Also, acquiring sewing skills will further encourage students to explore combinations of color and pattern.
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.