"Winter Show 2019", lithographs by Murakami in Art Projects Ibiza
The Art Projects Ibiza gallery in the polygon Es Gorg hosts an exhibition of colorful lithographs by Takashi Murakami until the 31 of March 2019
The galery Art Projects Ibiza, located within the polygon Es Gorg in Ibiza city, hosts a fascinating exhibition featuring the colorful lithographs by Takashi Murakami (Tokyo, 1962).
A series of works by the famous Japanese creator that will allow you to get closer to his particular cosmogony populated by fantastic and endearing characters and funny monsters. The works are part of the private collection of Guy Laliberté, founder of Cirque Du Soleil and one of the promoters of Heart Ibiza.
Murakami's work is very influenced by the manga and the anime and in their joyful lithographs we find the recurrent motif "smiling flowers"(Smiling flowers) and other characters like Kaikai and Kiki and Mr. Dob, which is said to be the alter ego of the Japanese creator transgressor.
Explains Javier Aparicio, director of Art Projects Ibiza, Murakami is the creator of a own artistic language entitled "superflat", Which combines manga aesthetics and traditional Japanese art, with notable influence also from the western pop culture. That's why Murakami has also been called the "Andy Warhol Japanese".
The exhibition was inaugurated on 15's last 2018 in December, but it was closed between the 21 of December 2018 and the 7 of January of 2019. You can visit it until 31 March 2019In hours Tuesdays through Saturdays from 12 to 18 hours.
An exhibition of the highest artistic quality that fills the island with joy and color.