Antiques, contemporary art and more Takashi Murakami’s superflat collection unveiled
Murakami, perhaps Japan’s most well-known contemporary artist, is also an art collector himself.
Takashi Murakami sits among his personal collection of art
Now at over 1000 pieces of his private art collection will be on display for the public at the Yokohama Museum of Art from January 30 – April 3, 2016
«This exhibition of Murakami’s unique collection, with its overwhelming quantity and diversity, will provide an insight into the sources of the artist’s aesthetic ideas, the nature of art and desire, and the mechanisms that create value in contemporary society, while also encouraging viewers to question art’s conventional context.»
The collection includes work by Yoshitomo Nara, David Shrigley, Nobuyoshi Araki, Kishin Shinoyama, Lee U-fan and ceramics by Kitaoji Rosanjin.