Country: Japan
Medium: Lithograph

Takashi Murakami is a Japanese contemporary artist at age 55 : born February 1, 1962.

He is considered as a dynamic artist with diversify works which covered from high to low end range. He works in fine arts media (such as painting and sculpture) as well as commercial  media (such as fashion, merchandise and animation).

"Superflat" is a perfect description of Murakami's own artistic style and that of other japanese artists  he has influenced.. The style by "Superflat" is to describe both the aesthetic characteristics of the japanese artistic tradition and the nature of post-war japanese culture and society.

Murakami is also a founder of Kaikai Kiki Co Ltd. Many young and successful artists are being promoted
and represented by Kaikai Kiki such as Aya Takano and Mr.