|Takashi Murakami||Biography: Takashi Murakami made his debut as a modern artist with the 1991 solo exhibition "Takashi, Tamiya."
In 1994 he was invited to New York to participate in the P.S.1 International Studio Program on a fellowship grant from the Rockefeller Foundation Asian Cultural Council, and founded his N.Y. studio during this stay.
He returned to Japan the following year and founded the HIRPON FACTORY in Asaka City, Saitama, as a production studio to help create his own
works, as well as nurture and handle production for young artists
In 1998 he was invited to join the New Genre curriculum of the UCLA art
department as guest professor. Country: Japan Birthyear: 1962 Galleries: 2000
<br>Kai Kai Ki Ki (Super Flat) ISSEY MIYAKE MEN Aoyama, Tokyo
<br>"Murakami & Manetas", Newsantandrea, Savona, Italy
<br>"SUPER FLAT" at PARCO gallery, Tokyo / Nagoya, Japan
<br>"Ryon Biennale" at Ryon, France
<br>"P.S.1 a MOMA affilate" at P.S1 Contemporary Art Center, N.Y
<br>"Kai Kai Ki Ki2" at Emanuel Perrotin, Paris
<br>"wink" at Grand Central Terminal, N.Y.
<br>"mushroom" at Marianne Boesky Gallery, N.Y.
<br>"A Conversation with Takashi Murakami" Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston,U.S.A.
<br>"SUPER FLAT" at MOCA Gallery, the Pacific Design Center, L.A
<br>"my reality" at Des Moines Art Center, Aiowa, U.S.A
<br>"Public Offering" at MOCA The Geffen Contemporary , U.S.A
Awards: 1986 Graduated Department of Japanese Traditional Painting: Nihon-ga,
Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music, Japan
1988 MA, Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music, Japan
1993 PhD, Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music, Japan Media: other, Superflat Style: other, Superflat