#takashi murakami

Japanese art

Superfab, Superflat! The Most Renowned Works by Takashi Murakami

Takashi Murakami is a Japanese artist best known for his collaborations with multiple fashion brands and famous singers. You may know him from his 2019 collab with Billie Eilish, for the music video of You Should See Me in a Crown. His creativity is informed by traditional Japanese arts and modern Japanese pop culture. His artworks appeal both to the masses as well as collectors of fine art.

Rucha Vijay Bodas 26 August 2021

Art State of Mind

The Art Office: Corporate Art Collections

What is your first thought when you think about going to the bank? Or a big company office? I am sure that it is not connected to art at all. You [...]

Elizaveta Ermakova 29 November 2020

Special Occasion And News

Inflating Art: Special Balloons in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

The Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade holds as much tradition in America as football, turkey and stuffing itself. Over the past 9 decades, it has only [...]

Rachel Witte 28 November 2019

Contemporary Art

Vincent van Gogh Revisited: Art of Hope Gangloff

The American artist Hope Gangloff (born in 1974) made several landscape paintings this year, some of which are reminiscent of Vincent van Gogh's [...]

Michel Rutten 20 November 2019

Dine & Wine

The Gift of Pomona – Pears in Art

Since ancient times the pear tree has been honoured as a sacred tree symbolising good health, happiness and prosperity. At this time of the year, [...]

Candy Bedworth 11 November 2019

Seasons

An Ode to Autumn with John Everett Millais

 Autumn weather can be unpredictable. Some days the earth looks cut out of crystal; the sky is a milky blue, and the sunlight is sparkling and [...]

Hannah Demaine 2 November 2019

Medieval Art

Here Be Medieval Dragons

Dragons are everywhere in popular culture. People make movies about them, collect stuffed animals of them, and dress up as them for Halloween. They [...]

Alexandra Kiely 24 October 2019

Seasons

Happy Days – the Landscapes of Peter de Wint

What do you think when you look at the image above? Most fans of Peter de Wint’s work see exquisite tranquillity and luminosity. That wide sky, the [...]

Candy Bedworth 21 October 2019

19th Century

Spinning Colors: Turner’s Changes in Technique from Objects to Colors

JMW Turner’s paintings were accepted for their utmost quality from almost the instant he exhibited his first paintings to the wider public. His [...]

Craig Wakerley 14 October 2019

Nature

The Countryside in Art: from Idyllic Scenes to Social Issues

Pure life in harmony with nature or hardship and poverty? Let's take a look at various representations of the countryside in art. A Peaceful [...]

Europeana 11 October 2019

Contemporary Art

Damien Hirst’s Butterflies- from Tea-trays to Mandalas

Damien Hirst - a prominent Young British Artist (YBAs) and now a billionaire - creates sculptures, paintings and drawings. In all of these forms his [...]

Isla Phillips 24 September 2019

Seasons

Last Days of Summer in Art

The end of summer is approaching and these last days of sunshine create a kind of melancholy feeling. You probably like to look back on the past few [...]

Michel Rutten 21 September 2019