MCA Talk:
Takashi Murakami

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A horizontal expanse of abraded blues, purples, and beige, across which a stylized white stream meanders. A red, white and blue bulbous creature wtih jagged white teeth and resembling Mickey Mouse appears to ride the currents of the stream.
Takashi Murakami, 727, 1996. Acrylic on canvas mounted on board; 118 1/10 × 177 1/5 × 4/5 in. (300 × 450 × 7 cm). The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Gift of David Teiger, 2003. © 1996 Takashi Murakami/Kaikai Kiki Co., Ltd. All Rights Reserved. Photo: Tom Powell Imaging.

About

Takashi Murakami discusses his exhibition Takashi Murakami: The Octopus Eats Its Own Leg with James W. Alsdorf Chief Curator Michael Darling.

Funding

The Richard and Mary L. Gray Lectures are made possible through a generous gift to the Chicago Contemporary Campaign.