Takashi Murakami

Nato a Tokyo nel 1962, vive e lavora a Tokyo e New York

 

Istruzione
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

 

1998
Teach at UCLA for 3 months (New Genre Course)

 

Personali
1999
Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York
“DOB in the Strange Forest”, Parco Gallery, Tokyo/Nagoya
“The Meaning of the Nonsense of the Meaning”, The Center for Curatorial Studies and Art in Contemporary Culture, Bard College, New York

 

1998
Feature Inc. , New York, USA
“Back Beat”, Blum & Poe, Santa Monica, USA
“Back Beat – Super Flat”, Tomio Koyama Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
“Moreover, DOB raises his hand”, Sagacho bis, Tokyo

 

1997
Emmanuel Perrotin, Paris, France
Gallery Koto, Okayama, Japan
University at Buffalo Art Gallery, New York State University, Buffalo, USA
Blum & Poe, Santa Monica, USA

 

1996
Feature Inc., New York
Gavin Brown Enterprize, New York
“727”, Tomio Koyama Gallery, Tokyo
“Konnichiwa, Mr. DOB”, Kirin Plaza Osaka, Osaka, Japan”7272″, Aoi Gallery, Osaka, Japan
“A Very Merry Unbirthday, ToYou, To Me!”, Ginza Komatsu, Tokyo

 

1995
Emmanuel Perrotin, Paris, France
“Crazy Z”, SCAI The Bathhouse, Tokyo
“Niji”, Gallery Koto, Okayama, Japan
Yngtingagatan 1, Stokholm, Sweden

 

1994
“Fujisan”, Gallery Koto, Okayama, Japan
“Which is Tomorrow?”, SCAI The Bathhouse, Tokyo
“Azami, Kikyo, Ominaeshi”, Aoi Gallery, Osaka, Japan

 

1993
Nasubi Gallery, Tokyo “A Very Merry Unbirthday!”, Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, Hiroshima
“A Romantic Evening”, Gallery Cellar, Nagoya, Japan

 

1992
“Wild, Wild”, Rontgen Kunst Institut, Tokyo

 

1991
Art Gallery at Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music, Tokyo
Aoi Gallery, Osaka, Japan
Rontgen Kunst Institut (one night Exhibition, August 23), Tokyo
Gallery Aries, Tokyo
Hosomi Gallery Contemporary, Tokyo

 

1989
Gallery Ginza surugadai, Tokyo

 

Collettive
2000
murakami-manetas, newsantandrea Savona
murakami-manetas, pinksummer Genova

 

1999
“New Modernism for a New Millennium: Works by Contemporary Asian Artists from the Logan Collection, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
“Painting for Joy: New Japanese Painting in 1990s”, The Japan Foundation Forum, Tokyo
“Something Warm and Fuzzy/ Children and Contemporary Art”, Des Moines Art Center, Iowa, USA
Carnegie International 1999-2000, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, USA

 

1998
“Cities on the Move”, Secession, Wien, Austria Å^Capc Musee d’art contemporain de Bordeaux, Bordeaux, France/ P.S.1, New York
“People, Places and Things”, Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York
Pop Surrealism”, The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Connecticut, USA
“So what? – Exhibition of contemporary Japanese art”, Ecole Nationale Superleure des Beaux-Arts, Paris
“Art is Fun 9”, Hara Museum Arc, Gunma
“The Manga Age”, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo
“The Noumea Third Biennale of Contemporary Art”, Noumea, Nouvelle Caledonie
“50 Years of Japanese Life Style; Postwar fashion and design”, Utsunomiya Museum of Art, Tochigi
“Ero Pop Christmas”, Nadiff, Tokyo
“Tastes and pursuits: Japanese Art in the 1990s”, National Gallery of modern Art, New Delhi, India/ Metropolitan Museum of Manila, The Philieppines

 

1997
“Flying Buttress Please”, Torch Gallery, Amsterdam
“Super Body”, Tomio Koyama Gallery, Tokyo
Hiropon Show ’97: Tokyo Underground Visual Show, Shop 33, Tokyo
“Need for Speed”, Grazer Kunstverein, Graz, Austria
“Japanese Contemporary Art Exhibition”, The National Museum of Contemporary Art, Korea, Seoul
“Singularity in Plurality”, Yokohama Civic Art Gallery, Kanagawa

 

1996
“Tokyo Pop”, The Hiratsuka Museum of Art, Kanagawa, Japan
” Ironic Fantasy”, The Miyagi Museum of Art, Sendai, Miyagi, Japan
“Sharaku Interpreted by Japan’s Contemporary Artists”, The Japan Foundation Forum, Tokyo
“Asia-Pacific Triennial 1996”, Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane, Australia
“Romper Room”, Thread Waxing Space, New York

 

1995
“Incidental Alterations: P.S.1 Studio Artists 1994/95”, The AngelOrensanz Foundation,New York
Art Space Hap, Hiroshima
“Transculture”, The 46 th Venezia Biennale, Venice, Italy
“Japan Today”, Louisiana Museum of Modern art, Humblebaek, Denmark / Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo, Norway / Liljevalchs Konsthall, Stockholm, Sweden / Waino Aaltonen Museum of Art, Turku, Finland / MAK, Wien, Austria
“Cutting Up”, Max Protetch Gallery, New York
“Transculture”, Benesse House Naoshima Contemporary Art Museum, Kagawa (-1996)

 

1994
“Shinjyuku Syonen Art’, Shinjyuku Kabuki-cho, tokyo
Lest We Forget: On Nostalgia”, The Gallery at Takashimaya, New York
VOCA ’94, The Ueno Royal Museum, Tokyo
Koriyama City Museum of Art, Fukushima, Japan

 

1993
Malaria Art Show Vol.1, “February 1st Festival”, Tokyo
Artists’ Shop ’93, Sai Gallery, Osaka, Japan
Malaria Art Show Vol.4, “Decorative”, Tokyo
“The Ginbrart”, Ginza, Tokyo
“00 Collaboration”, Sagacho Exhibit Space, Tokyo
Art Today ’93 “Neo Japanology”, Sezon Museum of Modern Art, Karuizawa, Nagano, Japan
“Beyond the ‘Nihonga’- An Aspect of Contemporary Japanese Paintings”, Tokyo
Metropolitan Art Museum, Tokyo
“The Exhibition for Exhibitions”, Kyoto Shijo Gallery, Kyoto, Japan

 

1992
Artists’ Shop ’92, Sai Gallery, Osaka, Japan
Mars Galler, Tokyo
Floating Gallery Vol.1, Tsukishima Warehouse, Tokyo
1st Transart Annual “Painting/Crossing”, Bellini Hill Galley, Yokohama, Japan
“Nakamura and Murakami”, Space Ozone, Seoul, Korea
“Nakamura and Murakami”, SCAI Project Room, Tokyo
“Anomary”, Rontgen Kunst Institut, Tokyo
Tama Vivant ’92, Seed Hall, Shibuya Seibu, Tokyo
“Nakamura and Murakami”, MetariaSquare Hotel, Osaka, Japan

 

1991
“Jan Hoet in Tsurugi”, Tsurugi-cho, Ishikawa, Japan
“Jan Hoet’s Vision’, Art Gallery Artium, Fukuoka, Japan

 

Premi
1994-95 Asian Cultural Council Fellowship
P.S.1 International Studio Program, New York, USA

 

Collezioni Pubbliche
The Japan Foundation
Peter Norton Family Foundation
Queensland Art Gallery
The Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco