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Takashi Murakami

Japan

Grants Awarded

1994 | Visual Art | United States

to participate in the International Studio Program at the Institute of Contemporary Art, P.S. 1, in New York in 1994-95.

Events

Special Event / United States

Movie Night with Murakami: THIEF -- Tue Jul 14 at 7:00, Opening night of JELLYFISH EYES -- Wed Jul 15 at 7:00

July 14, 2015 - July 15, 2015

In the ongoing “Movie Night” program, IFC Center invites special guests to present a screening and acknowledge the brilliance of a timeless classic, spotlight an unsung gem, or defend a guilty pleasure.

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Grantee: Takashi Murakami

Exhibition / Spain

Takashi Murakami

June 24, 2015 - September 26, 2015

Art Projects Ibiza in partnership with Blum & Poe presents a remarkable display of Takashi Murakami’s recent works for its inaugural exhibition. The 3,000-square-foot exhibition space will include abstract Kōrin paintings, flower ball paintings, and sculpture.

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Grantee: Takashi Murakami

Exhibition / Japan

Takashi Murakami: The 500 Arhats

October 31, 2015 - March 6, 2016

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.

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Grantee: Takashi Murakami

Exhibition / Japan

Takashi Murakami’s Superflat Collection -From Shohaku and Rosanjin to Anselm Kiefer-

January 30, 2016 - April 3, 2016

This exhibition of Murakami’s unique collection, with its overwhelming quantity and diversity, will provide an insight into the sources of the artist’s aesthetic ideas, the nature of art and desire, and the mechanisms that create value in contemporary society, while also encouraging viewers to question art's conventional context.

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Grantees: Eriko Osaka, Takashi Murakami

Exhibition / Japan

Mindfulness! Takahashi Collection 2016

November 3, 2016 - January 22, 2017

The collection from one of Japan’s leading collectors of contemporary art, Ryutaro Takahashi, contains over 2500 pieces and is continuing to expand on a large scale. The “Neoteny Japan Takahashi Collection”, which was displayed in seven art museums across the country between 2008 and 2010, contained many indispensible works which provided an overview of Japanese contemporary art since the 1990s, and was recognized as an extremely important collection, both nationally and abroad. This time, the exhibition “Mindfulness! 2016” showcases those who have driven Japan’s contemporary art, beginning with the center point of Takahashi’s collection, Yayoi Kusama, and following on with a range of artists, from Tadanori Yokoo, Yasumasa Morimura, Katsura Funakoshi, to Yoshitomo Nara, Takashi Murakami, Makoto Aida and Tomoko Konoike. This includes artists who have a connection with Kochi Prefecture, from Sawako Goda, Chiharu Shiota and Kazuyuki Takezaki, to notable young artists, including Erina Matsui and Asami Kiyokawa, allowing you to savor the delights of Takahashi’s collection in an exhibition arrangement.

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Grantees: Makoto Aida, Miwa Yanagi, Tadanori Yokoo, Takashi Murakami, Tsuyoshi Ozawa, Yayoi Kusama

Exhibition / United States

A Colossal World

March 6, 2018 - April 14, 2018

“A Colossal World” investigates the reciprocal channels of influence established between multiple generations of Japanese artists and the city of New York. While these artists absorbed elements of New York’s culture into new artworks, they also impacted and enriched New York’s culture itself. This exhibition, though not claiming to be a historical or academic in-depth study, aims to help trace the evolution of this vibrant exchange from Japan’s post-World-War-II economic boom to the present, from mid-century avant-gardes to emerging contemporary artists pushing new boundaries.

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Grantees: Tom Haar, Eiko & Koma Otake, Emiko Kasahara, Momoyo Torimitsu, Oscar Satio Oiwa, Takashi Murakami, Ushio Shinohara, Yayoi Kusama, Yukinori Yanagi