Takashi Murakami’s Superflat Collection

―From Shōhaku and Rosanjin to Anselm Kiefer―


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  • 大谷工作室《くま姉》《くま弟》2011年(参考作品)
    Otani Workshop , Bear (sister) , Bear (brother) 2011
    (For illustration purpose only)
    photo by Akihide Mishima
    Courtesy of Kaikai Kiki Co., Ltd.
    Frank Benson, Juliana, 2015
    Courtesy of the artist
    作者不詳《鼠志野茶碗 銘さゞ波》安土桃山時代
    Tea Bowl, named Sazanami(ripples), Mino-ware, Nezumi-Shino(Gray) Glaze, Azuchi-Momoyama Period
    Soga, Shōhaku, Teika, Jakuren, and Saigyō,
    middle of Edo Period
    Hideyoshi Toyotomi, Calligraphy by Hideyoshi Toyoyomi"A Handwritten Letter by Hideyoshi Toyotomi", Azuchi-Momoyama Period
    Lee U-fan, Relatum-Excavation, 2014
    Photo by: Kozo Takayama, Courtesy of Kaikai Kiki Co., Ltd.
  • 奈良美智《ハートに火をつけて》
    Yoshitomo Nara, Light My Fire, 2001
    ©Yoshitomo Nara, Courtesy of the artist
    マシュー・モナハン 《大きな鷹匠》 2012年
    Matthew Monahan, Grand Falconer, 2012
    Photo by Hideyuki Motegi, Courtesy of Kaikai Kiki Co., Ltd.
    北大路魯山人《織部 四方鉢》昭和時代
    Kitaōji, Rosanjin, Square tray, Oribe type
    Showa period
    マウリツィオ・カテラン 《-74.400.000》1996年
    Maurizio Cattelan, -74.000.000, 1996
    Photo: Guillaume Ziccarelli, Courtesy Maurizio Cattelan’s Archive
    吉村 大星《つつじ》2012年
    Taisei Yoshimura, Azalea, 2012
    © Taisei Yoshimura, Photo by Ichiro Mishima, Photo courtesy of ARATANIURANO, YAMAMOTO GENDAI
    ホルスト・ヤンセン 《骸骨のある自画像》 1982年
    Horst Janssen, Selbst mit Totenkopf, 1982
    ©VG BILD-Kunst, Bonn & JASPAR, Tokyo 2015 C0732
  • アンゼルム・キーファー 《メルカバ》 2010年
    Anselm Kiefer, Merkaba, 2010
    © Anselm Kiefer. Courtesy Gagosian Gallery, Photo by Charles Duprat
    Anselm Reyle, Untitled, 2011(For illustration purpose only)
    Photo by: Hideyuki Motegi, Courtesy of Kaikai Kiki Co., Ltd.
    Nobuyoshi Araki, Sentimental Journey, 1971(2015 print)
    © Nobuyoshi Araki, Courtesy of Taka Ishii Gallery, Tokyo
    Friedrich Kunath, Starlite Walker, 2011
    © the artist, Photo Ben Westoby, Courtesy White Cube
    Artist Unknown, Komainu(guardian dog) “A” “Un”, Seto-ware, [previously owned by Kitaōji, Rosanjin]
    マーク・グロッチャン《無題(コペンハーゲン・ブルーとレモン・イエローの蝶 829)》2008年
    Mark Grotjahn, Untitled (Copenhagen Blue and Lemon Yellow Butterfly 829), 2008
    ©Mark Grotjahn, Coutesy of Mark Grotjahn
  • デイヴィッド・シュリグリー《ヌードモデル》2012年
    David Shrigley, Life Model, 2012
    Courtesy the artist, Anton Kern Gallery, New York and Stephen Friedman Gallery, London
    Hakuin, Ekaku, Darumazu (Portrait of Daruma/Bodhidharma), middle of Edo period
    Rag, previously owned by Sakata
    Photo by Naohiro Tsutsuguchi/ Geijyutsu Shincho
    Grayson Perry, Our Father, 2007
    Photography: Stephen Brayne , Courtesy the Artist © Grayson Perry
    篠山紀信《三島由紀夫[1968 東京]》
    Kishin Shinoyama, Mishima Yukio, 1968, Tokyo, 1968

Takashi Murakami

Born 1962 in Tokyo, Murakami completed his doctoral work at Tokyo University of the Arts School of Fine Arts, becoming the first person at the university of to earn a Ph.D. in Nihonga. In 2008, he was selected as one of TIME magazine’s “The 100 Most Influential People.” He is well known for his corporate branding projects with Louis Vuitton, VANS, shu uemura, and Roppongi Hills, as well as collaborations with musicians such as Kanye West, Pharrell Williams, and Yuzu. More recently, he has concentrated on film and video production, and released his first live-action feature film Jellyfish Eyes in 2013. He is scheduled to release an animated television series 6HP(Six Hearts Princess).


DatesJanuary 30 (Sat) - April 3 (Sun), 2016
Open Hours10:00-18:00 (Last admission at 17:30)
*Open until 20:00 on April 1 and April 2, 2016 (Last admission at 19:30)
ClosedThursdays(except February 11)
OrganizersYokohama Museum of Art, Nikkei Inc.
Supported byThe City of Yokohama
In Cooperation withMinatomirai Line, Yokohama Cable Vision Inc.,
Yokohama FM Broadcasting Co., Ltd., Metropolitan Expressway Co., Ltd.


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High school students
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Children under 12 Free Free Free
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  • ※The ticket also gives admission to the Exhibition of the Museum Collection for the same day.

Related Information

Takashi Murakami: The 500 Arhats

The first large-scale Murakami solo exhibition in Japan in 14 years features The 500 Arhats, one of the largest paintings ever produced in global art history, as well as a number of new works in which he continues to offer up new challenges to the history of contemporary art. This exhibition will be an unparalleled opportunity to encounter Murakami as a mature artist working with astonishing scale, energy, and artistic accomplishment.

Dates:October 31 (Sat), 2015- March 6 (Sun), 2016
Venue:Mori Art Museum
53F Roppongi Hills Mori Tower,
6-10-1 Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo, Japan
+81 (0)3-5777-8600 (Hello Dial)
Web site
pagetopThe 500 Arhats (detail) 2012
Acrylic on canvas mounted on board 302x10,000cm
Private collection
©2012 Takashi Murakami/Kaikai Kiki Co., Ltd. All Rights Reserved.