Takashi Murakami, Japanese, b. 1962 Wink Sculpture (pink), 2001 Paint on fiberglass, mirrored Plexiglas, and metal mounted on wood 144 in. dia. (365.8 cm dia.) Collection Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Gift of Andrea and Jim Gordon, 2004.23
Short 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.
Short A brightly colored landscape with a giant multi-colored humunculous sitting on top of a hill, its open mouth revealing jagged teeth, seeping fluids while pustules explode from other parts of its ovoid head.