Takashi Murakami Rainbow Flower Sculpture
Material Fiberglass-reinforced plastic
Diameter 100 cm / 39.4 in
Born in 1962 in Tokyo, Takashi Murakami lives and works in Tokyo, Japan. The artist holds a BFA (1986), MFA (1988) and Ph.D. (1993) from the Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music, Tokyo, Japan (now called Tokyo University of the Arts). In 2018, Takashi Murakami was exhibited at the Fondation Louis Vuitton and at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth. In 2019, Murakami will have solo shows at Tai Kwun in Hong Kong and Instituto Tomie Ohtake in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Since 2015, seven high-profile international museums have hosted major Takashi Murakami personal exhibitions: Mori Art Museum of Tokyo, Yokohama Museum of Art, Astrup Fearnley Museet of Oslo, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Museum of Fine Arts Boston, Albright-Knox Gallery, Buffalo and Garage Museum of Contemporary Art, Moscow. The exhibitions all brought a record number of visitors to the museums in which they were held.