Self-Portrait of the Manifold Worries of a Manifoldly Distressed Artist, 2012
Acrylic on canvas mounted on board
59 x 59 inches (150 x 150 cm)
© Takashi Murakami/Kaikai Kiki Co., Ltd. All Rights Reserved.
READ ABOUT THE ARTIST - take notes
Watch the following videos, in this order: 1) TAKASHI MURAKAMI: Superflat and super awkward (partial); 2) Trailer for "Jellyfish Eyes," 2013; 3) TAKASHI MURAKAMI: Healing Powers; 4) Reflections: "Takashi Murakami Fights Back" (pardon the wee bit of bad language)
1. Explain Murakami's "Superflat" style.
2. How does Murakami try to provide consolation (comfort, solace, sympathy, compassion, pity, commiseration, empathy) to others through his art?
CURIOUS? Here's more information:
Arty's Takashi Murakami page