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Takashi Murakami

31 Aug

Takashi Murakami’s kawaii works inspired his reinvention of the « Monogram » for the Louis Vuitton by Marc Jacobs Spring/Summer 2003 Show (which unveiled the « Eye Love Monogram », « Cherry Blossom » and « Monogram Multicolore » lines of bags ; moreover, Takashi Murakami directed the animated manga « Girl meets Monogram », about the Panda, Flower Hat Man and Onion Head characters he created for this show ; these characters were spotlighted in the « Superflat Monogram » exhibition at the Emmanuel Perrotin Gallery, in Paris, during Spring 2003).

Some Takashi Murakami’s collaborations : Issey Miyake (in 2000, Takashi Murakami collaborated on the « Kaikai Kiki » collection, designed by Naoki Takizawa for Issey Miyake), Louis Vuitton by Marc Jacobs Spring/Summer 2005 (cherry-printed line of bags, in collaboration with Takashi Murakami), Louis Vuitton by Marc Jacobs 2007 (Takashi Murakami designed exclusive pieces, named « Art Products », for the Louis Vuitton pop-up shop at the Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art, to accompany the «©MURAKAMI » exhibition, presenting his collaborations with Louis Vuitton), Louis Vuitton by Marc Jacobs 2008 (« Monogramouflage » line of bags and scarves, in collaboration with Takashi Murakami, launched on July 1, 2008 ; moreover, for Christmas 2008, Takashi Murakami decorated the building of the New York Louis Vuitton flagship store, on 5th Avenue), Louis Vuitton by Marc Jacobs 2009 (« Insolite Monogram » line of wallets, in collaboration with Takashi Murakami, launched in April 2009, and echoing Takashi Murakami’s digital work, « Superflat 2 » ; moreover, in 2009, Takashi Murakami designed the cover of the deluxe edition of the « Louis Vuitton : Art, Fashion and Architecture » book, published by Rizzoli, and directed the animated feature film « Superflat First Love », for Louis Vuitton), Louis Vuitton by Marc Jacobs Spring/Summer 2010 (« Cosmic Blossom » line, in collaboration with Takashi Murakami, featuring accessories and clothes), Lucien Pellat-Finet 2002 (Takashi Murakami designed motifs for sweaters).

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