Murakami, Takashi

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Postby redbrew on Sun Dec 02, 2012 11:03 pm

Is the art for sale anywhere?
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Postby PLUSH on Sun Dec 02, 2012 11:15 pm

redbrew wrote:Is the art for sale anywhere?



Since all his stuff comes from Japan, your best bet as others have mentioned is eBay. I have contacted several galleries there and they want ungodly pricing on his stuff. I too have been looking for awhile.
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Postby justin on Mon Dec 03, 2012 2:49 pm

Anyone know if there is a Jellyfish Eyes litho that is bigger than 20 inches square?
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Postby sistinas on Mon Dec 03, 2012 3:11 pm

PLUSH wrote:
redbrew wrote:Is the art for sale anywhere?



Since all his stuff comes from Japan, your best bet as others have mentioned is eBay. I have contacted several galleries there and they want ungodly pricing on his stuff. I too have been looking for awhile.



I noticed that the Museum of Contemporary Art in LA has some in their online store -

http://www.mocastore.org/collections/murakami-1
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Postby justin on Mon Dec 03, 2012 3:13 pm

I've always wanted Cube 2 and Cosmos. They would be a cool set. They added Time Bokan a few days ago, but the price is on the higher end.
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Postby redbrew on Mon Dec 03, 2012 6:24 pm

Very vice and very expensive.
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Postby saL on Wed Apr 24, 2013 1:23 am

Takashi Murakami recently release tons of goodies related to his recently premiered movie, "Jellyfish Eyes", including a new, signed edition print:

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if you're in Tokyo, these are available through Mac Museum Art and Design Store in Roppongi Hills..
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Postby sistinas on Fri May 23, 2014 11:24 am

I wanted to add that Takashi Murakami is currently touring the US to show his first feature film "Jellyfish Eyes" - I had the pleasure of seeing it last night at the Hirshhorn Museum in Washington DC where he introduced the film and then did a Q&A session afterwards. There are a few more appearances coming up - details on the film website:

http://www.jellyfisheyesthemovie.com/

May 25 MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART
*Takashi Murakami in person for post-screening Q&A CHICAGO, IL

May 30 THE THEATRE AT ACE HOTEL DOWNTOWN LA
*Takashi Murakami in person introducing the film LOS ANGELES, CA

June 1 FILM SOCIETY OF LINCOLN CENTER
*Takashi Murakami in person for post-screening Q&A NEW YORK, NY

June 5 ASIAN ART MUSEUM SAN FRANCISCO, CA More Info

They are doing a little pop up gift store at the screenings and each one has a special limited edition poster with the date * name of that city signed & numbered limited to 50 copies. I picked up one yesterday and was thrilled that he did a little drawing of one of his creatures on it :) They are $100 but on a heavy paper stock with a canvasy texture.

Murakami was hanging around the gift shop before and after the screening & very happy to pose for photos and sign stuff, I was thrilled to get him to sign my @MURAKAMI art book and he drew a little happy flower in it :)


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giant versions of movie characters for photo-ops
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my signed book
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Postby saL on Fri May 23, 2014 6:10 pm

Oh my, that is awesome sistinas! Im really surprised to hear an artist of such caliber and is so approachable and generous with his time. Awesome work with getting your book signed and doodled!!!
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Postby maddoghoek100 on Sat May 24, 2014 12:27 am

have tickets to the show in nyc and am really looking forward to it
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Postby gorkie on Sat May 24, 2014 9:49 am

That Jellyfish Eyes Roppongi Hills print above is beautiful in person I can tell you.

Love me some Takashi. :D
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Postby pvecchi on Sat May 24, 2014 10:48 am

gorkie wrote:That Jellyfish Eyes Roppongi Hills print above is beautiful in person I can tell you.

Love me some Takashi. :D


I'll bet it is. Someday ill own a print of his. Maybe
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Postby maddoghoek100 on Tue Jun 03, 2014 2:17 am

sadly no poster at the new york event, apparently there was some kind of mixup with the printer. Murakami could not have been nicer or more generous with his time. signed everyone books, figures etc.

was stoked to have him sign two post cards i had been holding on to for years since the show in brooklyn and my ego book.

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Postby saL on Tue Jul 22, 2014 8:55 am

Takashi Murakami team setting up his upcoming show in Milan:

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Preparations for my exhibition at the Palazzo Reale in Milan are moving full steam ahead. There will be some new paintings on display so I hope you all look forward to it. The show opens to general audiences on July 24 but the free Jellyfish Eyes screening will take place on Wednesday the 23rd from 18:00 at the Cinema Apollo in Duomo.
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Postby saL on Fri Jul 25, 2014 6:25 am

Murakami opened a big solo show @ Royal Palace in Milan:
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