Takashi Murakami : The Octopus Eats its Own Leg | Author: Madeleine Grynsztejn
The first major U.S. monograph in ten years on Murakami is the definitive survey of the paintings of one of today’s most influential artists.
Takashi Murakami (b. 1962), one of contemporary art’s most widely recognized exponents, receives a long-awaited critical consideration in this important volume. Accompanying the first retrospective exhibition devoted solely to Murakami’s paintings, this book traces Murakami’s career from his earliest training to his current studio practice. Takashi Murakami is a true essential for collectors and fans alike.
Through essays and illustrations— many previously unpublished—it explores the artist’s relationship to the tradition of Japanese painting and his facility in straddling high and low, ancient and modern, Eastern and Western, commercial and high art. New texts address Murakami’s output in the context of postwar Japan, situating the artist in relation to folklore, traditional Japanese painting, the Tokyo art scene in the 1980s and 1990s, and the threat of nuclear annihilation.
Author: Madeleine Grynsztejn
200 colour and Black & White photographs
31 x 23 x 3 cm
Michael Stipe: Portraits Still Life
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In this third, photo-based chapter of the Damiani series, Michael Stipe explores strength, courage and vulnerability, pausing the project abruptly due to the COVID-19 pandemic. What follows is a lockdown...
PRE-ORDER Doug Aitken: New Era | MCA | Author: Rachel Kent
PRE-ORDER now to avoid disappointment and we will send your items out to you when they arrive. Due to arrive at the end of September.Produced on the occasion of Doug Aitken’s major survey at the...
She's on the Money | Author: Victoria Devine
The ultimate millennial money guide, from the creator of Australia's #1 finance podcast. Through her phenomenally popular and award-winning podcast, She's on the Money, Victoria Devine has built an empowered and supportive community...