Posts Tagged: Takashi Murakami

“From the Ashes of Little Boy and Fat Man”

  The drops of Little Boy and Fat Man became the turning point in Japan’s progression into the future, ironically setting the fate of social juvenilization of a whole country, as the artist Takashi Murakami later describes in his work “Superflat.” Oe Kenzaburo recalls

“From the Ashes of Little Boy and Fat Man”

  The drops of Little Boy and Fat Man became the turning point in Japan’s progression into the future, ironically setting the fate of social juvenilization of a whole country, as the artist Takashi Murakami later describes in his work “Superflat.” Oe Kenzaburo recalls

Seven Times Down, Eight Times Up

Seven Times Down, Eight Times Up, 2010 Acrylic and Genuine Silver Leaf on Canvas 24″ x 30″ “Seven Times Down, Eight Times Up” is based on Japanese popular culture surrounding Daruma (like the Daruma dolls you see in many Asian

Seven Times Down, Eight Times Up

Seven Times Down, Eight Times Up, 2010 Acrylic and Genuine Silver Leaf on Canvas 24″ x 30″ “Seven Times Down, Eight Times Up” is based on Japanese popular culture surrounding Daruma (like the Daruma dolls you see in many Asian

The Birth of the Cumulus Collective: Testing in the Creative Community of Tacoma

Mission Statement “The Cumulus Collective strives to seek as much talented local artists as possible, promote the local artists, and to encourage support for these local artists. We want our local artists (especially emerging ones) to feel more encouraged and

The Birth of the Cumulus Collective: Testing in the Creative Community of Tacoma

Mission Statement “The Cumulus Collective strives to seek as much talented local artists as possible, promote the local artists, and to encourage support for these local artists. We want our local artists (especially emerging ones) to feel more encouraged and

The Art of Nihonga, The Heat of Georgia

It all started with Takashi Murakami’s essay titled “Superflat,” a concept that explains the Japanese aesthetic sensibilities and how modern Japanese popular culture bridges influence coming from the Edo period. Murakami earned a PhD in Fine Arts in the Nihonga

The Art of Nihonga, The Heat of Georgia

It all started with Takashi Murakami’s essay titled “Superflat,” a concept that explains the Japanese aesthetic sensibilities and how modern Japanese popular culture bridges influence coming from the Edo period. Murakami earned a PhD in Fine Arts in the Nihonga

A Closer Look on Takashi Murakami

**This was a presentation I created for beginning painting students to provide a more contemporary insight in modern painting history.*** Takashi Murakami is an internationally prolific contemporary Japanese artist that has introduced his theory of “Superflat” of Japan to the

A Closer Look on Takashi Murakami

**This was a presentation I created for beginning painting students to provide a more contemporary insight in modern painting history.*** Takashi Murakami is an internationally prolific contemporary Japanese artist that has introduced his theory of “Superflat” of Japan to the

Otaku: The Obsessed Culture

There was once a time when I was an adolescent that I found comfort holding a Playstation controller playing video games, being engulfed by the light of the computer screen in the dark, shamelessly watching “Spirited Away” when I’m bored,

Otaku: The Obsessed Culture

There was once a time when I was an adolescent that I found comfort holding a Playstation controller playing video games, being engulfed by the light of the computer screen in the dark, shamelessly watching “Spirited Away” when I’m bored,

Eccentricity: The Realm Between the Normal and the Crazy

For the past several years I have toyed withutopian/dystopian settings, fictitious characters that is beyond understanding,numerous bold colors, and the manga-inspired aesthetic in my works of art. Inever thought of how to describe my creations until people started asking me.What

Eccentricity: The Realm Between the Normal and the Crazy

For the past several years I have toyed withutopian/dystopian settings, fictitious characters that is beyond understanding,numerous bold colors, and the manga-inspired aesthetic in my works of art. Inever thought of how to describe my creations until people started asking me.What