Takashi Murakami

Born in: 1962

Japan

Biography

Born in Tokyo in 1962, Takashi Murakami is one of the most influential artists to come out of Japan in recent decades. Formally trained in Nihonga (a painting style focused on traditional Japanese techniques and subject matter), Murakami earned a Ph.D. from the Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music in 1993, and emerged out of Japan's Neo-Pop generation after the collapse of Japan's bubble economy in the late 1980s.

Although the artist has consistently incorporated contemporary Japanese popular culture in the forms of anime (animation) and manga (comic books) into his work, he has also continued to draw on traditional Japanese sources ranging from Buddhist imagery, 12th-century picture scrolls and Zen painting, and compositional techniques from 18th-century Edo eccentric painting.

Forging a new reciprocal relationship between high art and mass culture, Murakami's artistic practice is predicated on seeing art as a part of the economy. The artist is significant for carving out a new entrepreneurial model based on a transformation of applied market strategies. This model can be attributed to the global shift from a consumer-based society to a service-oriented economy, which differentiates Murakami from Andy Warhol and his contemporaries Jeff Koons and Damien Hirst.

In addition to creating artworks, Murakami has made a constellation of ancillary activities integral to his practice by taking on the roles of curator, lecturer, event coordinator, radio host, newspaper columnist, and manager of emerging artists. His international corporation Kaikai Kiki Co., Ltd., with its multi-faceted operations in mass-produced merchandising, animated film production, and corporate design commissions?including his renowned collaboration with Louis Vuitton?reveals his aim to creatively widen art's distributive capacities.

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Takashi Murakami, Dob in Pure White Robe (Pink And Blue), Print

Takashi Murakami

Dob in Pure White Robe (Pink And Blue), 2013
50 x 50 cm
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1 400 €

Takashi Murakami, Flowerball : Rainbow in the Midst, Print

Takashi Murakami

Flowerball : Rainbow in the Midst, 2016
71 x 71 cm
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1 280 €

Takashi Murakami, Panda and Panda Cubs, Print

Takashi Murakami

Panda and Panda Cubs, 2015
50 x 50 cm
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1 270 €

Takashi Murakami, Panda Family Gold, Print

Takashi Murakami

Panda Family Gold, 2016
50 x 50 cm
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1 360 €

Takashi Murakami, Hands Clasped, Print

Takashi Murakami

Hands Clasped, 2016
65.7 x 87.6 cm
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1 280 €

Takashi Murakami, When Robbed of Four Limbs, Print

Takashi Murakami

When Robbed of Four Limbs, 2007
70 x 81 cm
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1 040 €

Takashi Murakami, Korin, The Time of Celebration, Print

Takashi Murakami

Korin, The Time of Celebration, 2015
76.25 x 72 cm
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1 240 €

Takashi Murakami, Korin, Dark Matter, Print

Takashi Murakami

Korin, Dark Matter, 2015
76.25 x 72 cm
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1 190 €

Takashi Murakami, An Homage To Yves Klein Multicolor A, Print

Takashi Murakami

An Homage To Yves Klein Multicolor A, 2012
73.6 x 52.9 cm
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1 190 €

Takashi Murakami, Dob in Pure White Robe (Navy & Vermilion), Print

Takashi Murakami

Dob in Pure White Robe (Navy & Vermilion), 2013
50 x 50 x 1 cm
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1 400 €

Takashi Murakami, Spiral, Print

Takashi Murakami

Spiral, 2014
68 x 68 cm
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1 090 €

Takashi Murakami, Parallel Universe, Print

Takashi Murakami

Parallel Universe, 2014
68 x 68 cm
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980 €

Takashi Murakami, 727 Silkscreen, Print

Takashi Murakami

727 Silkscreen, 2016
67 x 100 cm
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8 990 €

Takashi Murakami, And then Ichimatsu Pattern, Print

Takashi Murakami

And then Ichimatsu Pattern, 2006
68 x 68 cm
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2 500 €

Takashi Murakami, Flower 2, Print

Takashi Murakami

Flower 2, 2011
52 x 52 cm
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2 200 €

Takashi Murakami, Field of Smiling Flowers, Print

Takashi Murakami

Field of Smiling Flowers, 2010
68 x 68 x 1 cm
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1 800 €

Takashi Murakami, Homage To Klein (Multicolor D), Print

Takashi Murakami

Homage To Klein (Multicolor D), 2012
74 x 53 x 1 cm
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1 480 €

Takashi Murakami, Flowers From The Village Of Ponkotan, Print

Takashi Murakami

Flowers From The Village Of Ponkotan, 2011
48 x 48 x 1 cm
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1 250 €

Takashi Murakami, And Then X6 (Red dots: The Superflat Method), Print

Takashi Murakami

And Then X6 (Red dots: The Superflat Method), 2016
50 x 50 x 1 cm
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Takashi Murakami, Another Dimension Brushing Against Your Hand, Print

Takashi Murakami

Another Dimension Brushing Against Your Hand, 2016
65.7 x 87.668 x 1 cm
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950 €

Takashi Murakami, Korin: Flowers Of Resurrection, Print

Takashi Murakami

Korin: Flowers Of Resurrection, 2016
60 x 60 x 1 cm
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Takashi Murakami, Flowerball (Thoughts On Matisse), Print

Takashi Murakami

Flowerball (Thoughts On Matisse), 2015
71 x 71 x 1 cm
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1 490 €

Takashi Murakami, Agama, Print

Takashi Murakami

Agama, 2015
68 x 68 x 1 cm
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Takashi Murakami, Amitabha Buddha, Print

Takashi Murakami

Amitabha Buddha, 2015
68 x 68 x 1 cm
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Takashi Murakami, Flowers, Flowers, Flowers, Print

Takashi Murakami

Flowers, Flowers, Flowers, 2010
68 x 68 x 1 cm
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1 800 €

Takashi Murakami, Flower Ball Red (3D) The Magic Flute, Print

Takashi Murakami

Flower Ball Red (3D) The Magic Flute, 2010
71 x 71 cm
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3 800 €

Takashi Murakami, Red Flower Ball (3D), Print

Takashi Murakami

Red Flower Ball (3D), 2013
71 x 71 cm
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2 200 €

Takashi Murakami, Flower Ball (Lots of Colors), Print

Takashi Murakami

Flower Ball (Lots of Colors), 2013
71 x 71 cm
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2 200 €

Takashi Murakami, Flowers Blossoming in This World and the Land of Nirvana, Print

Takashi Murakami

Flowers Blossoming in This World and the Land of Nirvana, 2013
50 x 50 cm
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2 000 €

Takashi Murakami, The Pandas Say They're Happy, Print

Takashi Murakami

The Pandas Say They're Happy, 2014
50 x 50 cm
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1 150 €

Takashi Murakami, 727999, Print

Takashi Murakami

727999, 2016
57 x 98 cm
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Takashi Murakami, When I Close My Eyes I See Shangri La, Print

Takashi Murakami

When I Close My Eyes I See Shangri La, 2016
68 x 68 x 1 cm
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1 350 €

Takashi Murakami, Flower Ball (3D), Print

Takashi Murakami

Flower Ball (3D), 2007
71 x 71 x 1 cm
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1 380 €

Takashi Murakami, Shangri La, Shangri La, Print

Takashi Murakami

Shangri La, Shangri La, 2016
68 x 68 x 1 cm
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Takashi Murakami, Korin, pure white, Print

Takashi Murakami

Korin, pure white, 2016
76 x 72 x 1 cm
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1 450 €

Takashi Murakami, Flowerball want to hold you, Print

Takashi Murakami

Flowerball want to hold you, 2015
71 x 71 x 1 cm
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1 550 €

Takashi Murakami, Kansei, the golden age, Print

Takashi Murakami

Kansei, the golden age, 2016
71 x 71 x 1 cm
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1 450 €

Takashi Murakami, Who is not affraid of red, yellow, blue and death, Print

Takashi Murakami

Who is not affraid of red, yellow, blue and death, 2011
77 x 60 x 1 cm
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1 450 €

Takashi Murakami, Flowerball, Scenery with a Rainbow in the Midst, Print

Takashi Murakami

Flowerball, Scenery with a Rainbow in the Midst, 2016
71 x 71 x 1 cm
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1 380 €

Takashi Murakami, Shangri-La Pink, Print

Takashi Murakami

Shangri-La Pink, 2015
68 x 68 cm
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Takashi Murakami, Shangri-La Blue, Print

Takashi Murakami

Shangri-La Blue, 2015
68 x 68 cm
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Takashi Murakami, Flowers, Print

Takashi Murakami

Flowers, 2010
51 x 51 x 1 cm
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Takashi Murakami, Flower Ball (3-D) Autumn 2004, Print

Takashi Murakami

Flower Ball (3-D) Autumn 2004, 2013
71 x 71 cm
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Takashi Murakami, Flower Ball (3-D) Kindergarten, Print

Takashi Murakami

Flower Ball (3-D) Kindergarten, 2007
90 x 89 x 3 cm
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3 800 €

Takashi Murakami, Purple flowers in a bouquet, Print

Takashi Murakami

Purple flowers in a bouquet, 2010
71 x 71 cm
Print

3 800 €

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