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Takashi Murakami    (Japanese, 1962)

 Takashi Murakami - And then black (Prints and Multiples) h: 26.5 x w: 26.5 in / h: 67.3 x w: 67.3 cm
Takashi Murakami
And then black 2005
 Takashi Murakami - Jellyfish Eyes (Prints and Multiples) h: 27 x w: 27 in / h: 68.6 x w: 68.6 cm
Takashi Murakami
Jellyfish Eyes 2001

1962 Born in Tokyo, Japan
1986 BFA, Japanese Painting Course, Faculty of Fine Arts, Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music
1988 MFA, Graduate School of Fine Arts, Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music
1993 Ph.D., Graduate School of Fine Arts, Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music [Dissertation : The meaning of the nonsense of the meaning]
1995 Asian Cultural Fellowship, P.S 1 International Studio Program in New York, NY
1998 Visiting Professor, School of the Art and Architecture at the UCLA, Los Angeles, CA
Lives and Works in Asaka, Saitama and Brooklyn, New York. Organizing a group of young artists, "HIROPON FACTORY," and producing an exhibition.

2013 Don't Be Shy, Don't Hold Back - The Logan Collection At Sfmoma - San Francisco Museum of Modern Art - SFMOMA, San Francisco, CA
Beg, Borrow and Steal - Palm Springs Art Museum, Palm Springs, CA
sous influences - arts plastiques et psychotropes - La Maison Rouge, Paris
2012 "Ego", ALRIWAQ Exhibition Space, Qatar,
2011 "Beyond Limits", Chatsworth, England
“Homage to Yves Klein“, Galerie Perrotin, Paris, France
“A History of Editions“, Galerie Perrotin, Paris, France
“Solo Exhibition” Gagosian Gallery, London, England
2010 “Solo Exhibition” Gagosian Gallery, Rome, Italy
“MURAKAMI VERSAILLES” Palace of Versailles, Versailles, France
2009 Murakami ©, Museum Fë Moderne Kunst Frankfurt am Main, Germany (solo)
Murakami ©, The Guggenheim Museum, Bilbao, Spain (solo)
Gagosian Gallery, London, England (solo)
“Sold Out: The Artist in the Age of Pop,” Tate Modern, London, England
“Mapping the Studio,” Palazzo Grassi, Venice, Italy
“VRAOUM!,” La Maison Rouge, Paris, France
“Louis Vuitton and the Passion for Creation,” Hong Kong Museum of Art, Hong Kong “Hong Kong Art Fair,” Hong Kong
“Un Certain État du Monde? A Selection of Works From Francois Pinault Foundation Collection", Garage Center for Contemporary Culture, Moscow, Russia
2008 Murakami ©, Brooklyn Museum, New York, NY (solo)
“For What You Are About to Receive,” Gagosian Gallery, Moscow, Russia
“Encounters,” Pace Beijing, Beijing
“Agency: Art and Advertising,” McDonough Museum of Art, Youngstown State University, Youngstown, OH
"Kaikai Kiki Artists," Kaikai Kiki Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
2007 Red Hot: Contemporary Asian Art Rising, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX
Comic Abstraction, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
Jellyfish Eyes, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL
My 2007, Colette, Paris, France
Murakami ©, MOCA, Los Angeles, CA (solo)
Tranquility of the Heart Torment of the Flesh - Open Wide the Eye of the Heart, and Nothing is Invisible, Gagosian Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
2006 The Pressure Point of Painting, Galerie Emmanuel Perrotin, Paris, France (solo)
Where are we going, Selection from the François Pinault Collection, Palazzo Grassi, Venice, Italy
Infinite Painting, Contemporary Painting and Global Realism, Villa Manin Centro d’Arte Contemporanea, Codroipo, Italy
Agnes Hotel Art Fair, Tokyo, Japan
Fairy Tales Forever, ARoS Aarhus Kunstmuseum, Aarhus, Denmark
Dragon Veines, University of South Florida Contemporary Art Museum, Tampa, FL
POPulence, Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, Winston-Salem, NC
10th Anniversary Collection, Tomio Koyama Gallery, Tokyo, Japon
Spank the Monkey, Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead, UK
Selections from the logan Collection, Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO
Off the Shelf: News Forms in Contemporary Artists' Books, Vassar College print and Drawings Galleries: The Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center
Get Ready, Land of the Rising Sun! Contemporary Japanese Art from Taikan Yokoyama to the Present, Osaka City Museum of Modern Art
Mass Production: Artists' Multiples and Marketplace, The university of Akron, Myers School of Art, Akron, OH
Limited/Unlimited, 34 Long Fine Arts, Cape Town, South Africa
2005 Opening of Gallery Extension, Galerie Emmanuel Perrotin, Paris, France (solo)
Little Boy: The Arts of Japan's Exploding Pop Culture, Japan Society, New York, NY (solo)
Outdoor Banner Installation, Public Art Fund, New York, NY (solo)
Kaikai Kiki exhibition, Aoi Gallery, Osaka, Japan
T1 - Turin Triennial, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin, Italy
Japan Pop, Helsinki Museum of Art, Helsinki, Finland
Post and After, Brandeis University Rose Museum, Boston, MA
POPulance, Cleveland Museum of Contemporary Art, Cleveland, OH
Translation, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France
Ecstasy : In and About Altered States, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
2004 Funny Cuts, Stuttgart Museum of Art, Stuttgart, Germany (solo)
Takashi Murakami: Inochi, Blum & Poe Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (solo)
Optimo: Manifestations of Optimism in Contemporary Art, Marfa, TX
Monument to now, Deste Foundation, Athens, Greece
Biennale de Liverpool, Tate Liverpool, UK
Walker without walls, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
Inochi, Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, CA
GEISAI 5, Big Site, Pacifico Yokohama, Yokohama
Tokyo Girls Bravo, Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York, NY
2003 GEISAI Museum, Roppongi Hills, Tokyo, Japan
GEISAI 4, Big Site, Tokyo, Japan
GEISAI 3,Pacifico Yokohama, Yokohama
Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York, NY
Super Flat Monoglam, Louis Vuitton, Tokyo, Japan
2002 Takashi Murakami Kaikaikiki, Kawaii! Vacances d'ete, Fondation Cartier pour l'Art Contemporain, Paris, France.7.27-10.27. Serpentine Gallery, London, UK
Tokyo Girls Bravo 2 , Nadiff, Tokyo, Japan
Coloriage, Fondation Cartire popur l 'art contemporain, Paris, France
GEISAI 1, Tokyo Tower Amusement Hall, Tokyo, Japan
2001 Zombie Festival, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan
Takashi Murakami Solo Exhibition:summon monsters open the door heal or die, Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan
Takashi Murakami: Made In Japan, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston , MA
Takashi Murakami: Mushroom, Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York, NY
Takashi Murakami:WINK: An Installation of New York by Takashi Murakami, Grand Central Terminal Vanderbilt Hall, New York, NY
Takashi Murakami: KAI KAI KI KI, Galerie Emmanuel Perrotin, Paris, France
2000 Second Misson Project Ko2, P.S.1, New York, NY
SUPERFLAT , The MOCA Gallery, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
Henry Art Gallery, Art Museum of the University of Washington, Seattle, WA
1999 Tokyo Girls Bravo, NADiff, Tokyo, Japan
Hiropon Show, Parco LOGOS Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
1998 Ero Pop Tokyo, George's, Los Angeles, CA

2012 Murakami: Ego by Takashi Murakami and Massimiliano Gioni
2012 Murakami Takashi Bijutsu Techo Art Book 1992-2012 (Bt Books) by Takashi Murakami
2011 Stargazing Dog by Takashi Murakami
2011 Murakami Versailles by Laurent Le Bon, Philippe Dagen, Jill Gasparina and Takashi Murakami
2009 Takashi Murakami: Prints "My First Art" Series
2007 Murakami by Takashi Murakami, Dick Hebdige, Midori Matsui and Scott Rothkopf
2005 Little Boy: The Arts of Japan's Exploding Subculture by Takashi Murakami
2002 Takashi Murakami. Kaikai kiki (French Edition) by Collectif
2000 Superflat (English and Japanese Edition) by Takashi Murakami
2000 Takashi Murakami: The Meaning of the Nonsense of the Meaning by Amanda Cruz, Dana Friis-Hansen and Midori Matsui
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