Takashi Murakami: Arhat
April 13 through May 25, 2013
2727 S. La Cienega Boulevard, Los Angeles , CA 90034
The Arhat paintings conflate historical, contemporary, and futuristic Japanese references with a myriad of styles, methodologies, and forms into single picture planes. The artist’s long-standing interest in Japanese nihonga painting and the contemporary practices of manga and animation are highlighted in this important body of work.