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.
Los Angeles–based artist and filmmaker Morgan Fisher (b. 1942, Washington, DC) first achieved widespread recognition in the early 1970s for a body of experimental films that deconstructed the language of cinema both as physical material and as a set of production methods and technical procedures. Fisher’s films collectively reveal those aspects of the medium that conventional films make a point of concealing: the camera and other equipment, the presence of production assistants and director, the editing process, even the standard length and gauge of the film stock itself.
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