Tag results for: Takashi Murakami

KAWS – “KAWSBOB Enters The Strange Forest” Painting | Sold For A Record High $155,000 At Charity Auction

For a few, it was home. For many others, Japan’s odd mix of traditions and modernities served as their place of inspirations. So when pop artist Takashi Murakami started plans for his charity auction to benefit the ongoing recovery efforts from March’s devastating Tohoku-Pacific Earthquake, artists like …

Christie’s + Takashi Murakami – Tohoku-Pacific Earthquake Benefit Auction

Seven months have passed already since the tragic earthquake and tsunami that hit the Tohoku region of Japan on 3/11. Unfortunately, the catastrophic event have left many still homeless, all now are battling to rebuild their communities. At the same time, the region is fighting for some …

Takashi Murakami “Homage to Yves Klein” at Galerie Emmanuel Perrotin | Paris

Takashi Murakami will be returning to Galerie Emmanuel Perrotin to show his latest collection of original works entitled Homage to Yves Klein. These new works are inspired by post-war European artist, Yves Klein, who was known for leading the Nouveau réalisme movement. These new art works are …

Takashi Murakami x Google – Summer Solstice

The long summer days have officially arrived, with today marking the summer solstice-the longest day of the year. To commemorate the occasion, Google has once again altered their front page graphic, this time hooking up with Takashi Murakami to create a celebratory doodle that embodies the spirit …

Freshness Week In Review: 3/27/2011 4/3/2011

It’s been another busy week of collaborations, art, design, cars, shoes, and everything else that makes up our world. We can’t touch on everything here, but here’s a recap of a few of the bigger stories of the week. First off, the trailer for the soon-to-be-released Freshness-exclusive …

Mike Leavitt – Takashi Murakami Action Figure

After his cardboard sculptures of sneakers propped him to fame, the Seattle-base artist Mike Leavitt continued his quest to categorized the world of art with his Art Army. From Julian Schnabel to Jeff Koons, from Banksy to the late Andy Warhol, each figure features the artist’s likeness …

The Selby Pharrell Williams At Home In Miami

Pharrell Williams is musical virtuoso, entrepreneur, fashion guru, artist, furniture designer, and now “Kidult”? Though he explained that he couldn’t lay claim in creating the term during a subsequent interview, he certainly lives by it at his penthouse duplex by Miami’s beautiful South Beach. Thanks to photographer …

Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade With Takashi Murakami

The newest addition to the annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade this year was Takashi Murakami – not only were Murakami’s Kakai and Kiki characters included in the parade, the designer himself was there, and was impossible to miss in an oversized furry flower suit – with a …

Takashi Murakami X Casio G-Shock Tokyo FM 40th Anniversary Takashi Murakami “Art Dojo” Frogman | Now Available

Remember when this beautiful Takashi Murakami and G-Shock collaboration, the G-Shock GWF-1000 Takashi Murakami watch, debuted months ago? Even if you wanted to pre-order, it was impossible to get your hands on one of these. Now you can tame that itch to own this treasure. Currently colette has …