April 5âJuly 13, 2008
Morris A. and Meyer Schapiro Wing and Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Gallery, 4th and 5th Floors
The most comprehensive retrospective to date of the work of internationally acclaimed Japanese artist Takashi Murakami includes more than ninety works in various media that span the artistâs entire career, installed in more than 18,500 square feet of gallery space.
Among the works included in this large-scale survey tracing the trajectory of Murakamiâs artistic development are many of his acclaimed sculpture figures including the 23-foot-high Tongari-kun (2003â4); Miss Ko2 (1997), a long-legged waitress who has become one of the artistâs signature characters; and Hiropon (1997), a Japanese girl jumping a rope created by milk spurting from her gargantuan breasts. Among the paintings on view will be Tan Tan Bo (2001), as well as Tan Tan Bo Pukingâa.k.a. Gero Tan (2002).
Information from Brooklyn Museum.
This is definitely on my list of to do's in New York. Actually I've moved it to the top of my list!! The 23' Tongari-kun is going to amazing to look at and I really cant' wait!!!! Just about a month to go now!!
Monday, November 7, 2016 - 12:59pmGod damn, that's some beautiful vinyl. ComplexCon took place over the weekend, and tons of Murakami merch dropped, from Beats Pills, to t-shirts, to this amazine figure.
Tuesday, May 10, 2016 - 4:17pmComplex have teamed up with Pharrel Williams and Takashi Murakami to bring the first ever ComplexCon to Long Beach, CA. on November 5 and 6, 2016. The daytime events will focus on style and food while the night schedules consist of media and music performances.
Monday, March 21, 2016 - 12:19pmIf you have not heard the heavyhearted news, the art community recently lost an amazing member. The lovely Los Angeles painter, T.S.