TAKASHI MURAKAMI: THE 500 ARHATS
Published on the occasion of the long-awaited solo exhibition The 500 Arhats at the Mori Art Museum, Tokyo (October 31, 2015 - March 6, 2016). This exhibition featured Murakami's synonymous 100-meter-long painting, one of the largest paintings ever produced in global art history. The work was created as a token of gratitude to the Nation of Qatar, one of the first to offer assistance in the wake of the 2011Japanese earthquake and tsunami. Fully illustrated and featuring new essays as well as conversations with the artist in Japanese and English.
Hardcover; 303 pages
Tokyo: Heibonsha Ltd., 2016
Images: © 2016 Takashi Murakami/Kaikai Kiki Co., Ltd. All Rights Reserved.