Tag results for: Yoshitomo Nara

This is not a toy Exhibition Curated by Pharrell Williams 18

“This Is Not A Toy” Exhibition Curated by Pharrell Williams

Are toys works of art? That is the question put forth by the latest exhibition at Design Exchange in Toronto. Held inside Canada’s Design Museum, this provocative exhibition was curated by John Wee Tom and DX Associate Curator Sara Nickleson, with a helping hand from guest curator … READ MORE

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Yoshitomo Nara – “No Nukes” Downloadable Poster

It has been nearly a year and a half since the nuclear meltdown at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant, and the situation is far from resolved. The sluggish response from TEPCO, owners of the nuclear power plants, and Japanese government has steadily increased anti-nuclear sentiments between … READ MORE

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 … READ MORE

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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 … READ MORE