Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Antiques, Contemporary Art and More Takashi Murakami's Superflat Collection Unveiled

Takashi Murakami and his Superflat Collection (photo by Kentaro Hirao, all images courtesy Yokohama Museum of Art)
JAPAN---Takashi Murakami's contemporary art collection comes to Yokohama Museum of Art in Japan. This exhibition is the first large-scale public showing of the renowned contemporary Japanese artist Takashi Murakami's private collection centered around contemporary art. 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.