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Takashi Murakami

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Japan's most successful commercial artist, Takashi Murakami, has brought his 'Flowers & Skulls' exhibition to Central, as a gift to the people of Hong Kong, writes Fionualla McHugh.

Saturday, 15 December, 2012, 11:20pm 1 comment

Artist plays mind games with viewers

Dominating one of the spacious white-walled galleries at Blum & Poe in Los Angeles is a towering, glittering, gold sculpture: swirling flames emanate from a vast skull, the cavernous eye sockets occupied by smaller skulls, the whole effect like that of a gilded alien cadaver in a hurricane.

5 May 2013 - 3:59pm

Social rules can unlock 'hidden youth'

Parents are the key to combating the antisocial and sometimes violent behaviour of young dropouts - dubbed "hidden youth" or otaku - says the artist whose work drew international attention to the phenomenon.

30 Mar 2013 - 4:28am

Night to paint the town for art lovers

To celebrate the opening of ART HK 10, Gagosian Gallery hosted a dinner at the Grand Hyatt hotel on May 27 that attracted key players in the art world. World-class work was on view, including paintings by Takashi Murakami, Richard Prince and Ed Ruscha. Enjoying the evening were Yves Burger, Mimi Brown, Nick Taylor and Richard Chun.

8 Jul 2010 - 12:00am

Rare artworks make Asian debut

Art and fashion lovers are in for a treat this month as several fashion-related exhibitions from London and Paris come to town. One of the exhibitions is Louis Vuitton: A Passion for Creation.

9 Jun 2009 - 12:00am

Louis Vuitton: A Passion for Creation

Louis Vuitton: A Passion for Creation

Hong Kong Museum of Art

2 Jun 2009 - 12:00am

The art of compromise

Louis Vuitton: A Passion for Creation is the biggest museum exhibition this year - and potentially the most problematic.

24 May 2009 - 12:00am

Q&A: Lucien Pellat-Finet

Have you always wanted to be a designer?

29 Apr 2009 - 12:00am

Surprise donation from mainland artist boosts annual fund-raiser

In these tough times, it's always nice to have supportive friends. Asia Art Archive and its executive director, Claire Hsu-Vuchot, received a nice surprise recently.

21 Nov 2008 - 12:00am

Evening sale puts modern Asian art on the market

Sotheby's will hold an evening sale of contemporary Asian art for the first time during the autumn auctions. Curated by a global team of specialists, the sale will feature 47 artworks from renowned artists from China, Japan, South Korea, India and Southeast Asia.

2 Oct 2008 - 12:00am

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