I heard that these works were entirely silkscreened. Many colors no doubt and huge and meticulous. I think it's the first time he produced work in this manner.
These works are actually amazing and will continue his tradition of art. The piece above has a little bit of old school and new. The latest flower style which you see on his mugs, and his newest style of his backgrounds.
A lot of folks steamed up the rooms. I'm sure it's not so great for the works, but for a night, it's all cool.
Seonna Hong, who I'll be seeing in Tokyo next week. She'll be there tomorrow.
Takashi Murakami and Mark Ryden
Kurobuta and baby bok choy and tomato at Wilson Food and Wine.
Tim Blum makes a quick speech. Tim Blum and Jeff Poe have done a lot for art in LA and maybe the US. Granted, it's mostly high art, and it definitely caters to the heavy hitters, their clientele, the work by Murakami has transcended to the masses. They also handle Yoshitomo Nara as well. It's work that's infiltrated popular culture and brought a style of Japanese art to the US and they were into it before it was cool or hot. I'm sure they're doing quite well as a result of their vision, and look at how many people they can host to a nice meal.