Takashi Murakami art links
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[Japanese, born in 1962]
Takashi Murakami Works Online
Categorized & Annotated
The Artist's Twitter Account NEW!Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Museum of Contemporary Art, Los AngelesArt Market:
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston NEW!
Museum of Modern Art, New York City
Includes biographical information about the artist
Ackland Art Museum at the University of North Carolina
Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts
Harvard have works in their collections, but unfortunately you have to type in the search yourself
Kresge Art Museum at Michigan State University
PUKA PUKA, screenprint, 1999
Los Angeles County Museum of Art NEW!
Philadelphia Museum of Art NEW!
Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane, Australia
And then, and then and then and then and then, 1994
Rubell Family Collection, Miami, Florida
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Art Signature Dictionary NEW!Pictures from Image Archives:
Christie's Past Sale Archive
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)
Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)
Additional Image Search Tools:Miscellaneous Sites:
(SafeSearch set to "strict"; go to Advanced Search (Flickr/Google) or Preferences (Bing) to change)
Los Angeles Police Department, Art Theft DetailArticles and Reference Sites:
Photograph of the artist by Timothy Greenfield-Sanders
Encyclopedia Britannica complete article on Takashi Murakami
Note: The full version of the article is available only if you follow this link. If you bookmark the article and return later, or if you navigate directly to the Britannica website, you will see a 100-word preview only. Troubleshooting
Union List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.
Art + Auction Magazine
"Satellite of Love -- Haruki Murakami's latest novel"
International Herald Tribune (now part of the New York Times organization)
Picture gallery from a 1988 exhibition: Murakami at the Brooklyn Museum
The Guardian Newspaper, UK
"Takashi Murakami at Serpentine Gallery", 2002 review by Adrian Searle
The New Yorker
"Takashi Murakami retrospective at the Brooklyn Museum", 2008 review by Peter Schjeldahl
The Village Voice
"Imitation Warhol", 1999 article by Jerry Saltz
"Look Inside" and "Search Inside" Books at Amazon
|Look Inside Books:||Selections from the books listed below are scanned in, in high res. Text is clearly readable and art reproductions vary from so-so to excellent. Don't miss the fact that you can usually zoom in via the "View" drop-down menu, along the top row of Amazon's Online Reader.|| |
|Search Inside Books:||Same as "Look Inside", except that the entire book is scanned in, and the text is fully searchable. This is an unbelievable resource, for research and especially for previewing a book when making the decision to buy.|
Note: Some "Search Inside" features are limited to people signed in to an account which has previously made a purchase at Amazon.
Takashi Murakami: The Meaning of the Nonsense of the Meaning