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Takashi Murakami: The 500 Arhats

Exhibition / Japan
October 31, 2015 - March 6, 2016
Mori Art Museum
53F Roppongi Hills Mori Tower,
6-10-1 Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo

Murakami's 100-meter-long painting, The 500 Arhats, one of the largest paintings ever produced in global art history, will be shown in Japan for the first time. The work was created as a token of gratitude to the nation of Qatar, one of the first to offer assistance in the wake of the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami, and was unveiled in Doha in 2012. The exhibition will comprise The 500 Arhats and a number of new works in which he continues to offer up new challenges to the history of contemporary art.

Grantee: Takashi Murakami

Website: http://www.mori.art.museum/contents/tm500/exhibition.html