Dorianne Hutton Fine Art, Greenwich CT
Japanese, b. 1963
Dorianne Hutton Fine Art
Takashi Murakami is an internationally prolific contemporary Japanese artist. He works in fine arts media, such as painting and sculpture, as well as what is conventionally considered commercial media,fashion, merchandise, and animation. He is known for blurring the line between high and low arts. He coined the term superflat, which describes both the aesthetic characteristics of the Japanese artistic tradition and the nature of post-war Japanese culture and society. Superflat is also used to describe Murakami’s own artistic style.
Murakami is the founder and President of Kaikai Kiki Co., Ltd., through which he manages the careers of several younger artists