Tag Archives: Takashi Murakami


Art Basel 2015
Geishas at Art Basel.STEPHANIE ROACH

Mysterious Geishas Grace Basel Preview

Is there a better self-marketer than Takashi Murakami? The artist’s grandest gesture to date is probably his appearance—smiling and waving from his float, and wearing a flower costume—at the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade in New York in 2010. At Basel, he’s being a … Read More


News

Morning Links: Hidden Turner Painting Edition

Art collective Liberate Tate held a performance in the Tate Modern’s Turbine Hall in response to the museum’s partnership with BP. [Hyperallergic]Jake and Dinos Chapman on the making of Hell, which featured 60,000 Nazi toy soldiers. [The Guardian] An art … Read More


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Thompson's starting point, the New Museum.


COURTESY THE NEW MUSEUM

Morning Links: ‘Eventually they introduced me’ Edition

One Hyperallergic writer’s experience following Luke Willis Thompson out of the New Museum as part of his twice-daily performance piece Eventually they introduced me to the people I immediately recognised as those who would take me out anyway for the New … Read More


Reviews

Takashi Murakami at Gagosian

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Features
Deborah Kass, 16 Barbras (The Jewish Jackie Series), 1992, 
a Warhol-inspired series with wit and irony added.

Warhol Warhol Everywhere

A quarter century after Andy Warhol’s death, his work resonates more than ever. Several museum
exhibitions are focusing on his influence in painting, photography, film, performance, and more Read More


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Paul McCarthy and Damon McCarthy exemplify comic grossness in their multimedia piece Caribbean Pirates, 2005.

When Bad Is Good

Artworks that mimic soft porn, showcase embalmed animals, mock the Pope, and otherwise offend propriety are filling auctions, museums, and galleries. Is there anything left to be upset about? Read More


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CHINA The Next Generation

China’s younger artists are introspective, sophisticated, and hyper-aware of their identity in a globalized world Read More


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Anime Magnetism

The Yoshitomo Nara show at the Asia Society. Read More