takashi murakami

5 Oct

http://www.okaygreat.com/?p=1108

Critism of his work–does it amount to critical cultural critique or is it “just pop art”?

http://www.takashimurakami.com/

Bio and history

Key terms:

“Super flat”-Murakami’s term for the style of his art, not pop art as he describes it but art that is re-conceptualizing postmodernism, consumerism and Japanese popular culture

“Kawaii” -cute

“Otaku”– a Japanese terms used to describe people with obsessive interests like video games Anime and Manga

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Takashi_Murakami–general info and pictures of show at Versailles

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