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  • His 'superflat' paintings, for God's sake, not only 'go with' the wallpaper; they match it!

    Peter Clothier: The Buddha: A Disturbing Image

  • I've never been a big anime fan, but this post-manga style that Murakami dubbed "superflat" a few years ago continues to really grab me.

    Boing Boing: September 19, 2004 - September 25, 2004 Archives

  • In 2003, Louis Vuitton - fabricator of the most luxurious and luxe of all the luxury super-deluxe handbags to be made of coated canvas - launched a collaboration with Murakami, a multi-media artist perhaps best-known for his manga-inspired "superflat" paintings.

    Jezebel

  • Murakami, 46, is credited with creating the 'superflat' style of painting, which features flat planes of colour and graphic images derived from the Japanese traditions of anime and manga.

    The Independent - Frontpage RSS Feed

  • Murakami, 46, is credited with creating the 'superflat' style of painting, which features flat planes of colour and graphic images derived from the Japanese traditions of anime and manga.

    The Independent - Frontpage RSS Feed

  • SEARCH: A child creates the magical superflat universe of which he dreams.

    Boing Boing

  • These latest works lay on sex in great, trans-historical swaths, in his signature "superflat" style, mixing ideas from traditional Japanese painting and contemporary animation.

    This week's new exhibitions

  • These latest works lay on sex in great, trans-historical swaths, in his signature "superflat" style, mixing ideas from traditional Japanese painting and contemporary animation.

    This week's new exhibitions

  • Yet this grandfather of superflat has never really had a proper solo show in America -- until now.

    Extreme Theater & St. Patty's Fest: Your Weekend To-Do List

  • Nonetheless, the flatness can easily be turned into an abstracted thing – and thus things like anime figures, which manage to be really existing 3D objects and still be flat, still transmit that “superflat” feeling thanks to the translation of flat shading and other stylized features.

    Néojaponisme » Blog Archive » Infiniti Brand Journey: Flower Robotics pre-interview

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  • Takashi Murakami for the win!

    December 14, 2007