takashi murakami at versailles
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sep 20, 2010
takashi murakami at versailles


‘oval buddha’ by takashi murakami, 2007-2010 (bronze and gold leaf)
©2007-2010 takashi murakami/kaikai kiki co., ltd. all rights reserved.
photo: cedric delsaux – water parterre / château de versailles

the château de versailles is the location of the latest exhibition by japanese artist takashi murakami. the show is titled
‘murakami versailles’ and features a number of manga-inspired sculptures displayed both indoors and out at the
historic french palace. of the 22 works on display, 11 were created specifically for this show. all the murakami
works sit within the context of the palace, often contrasting sharply with the period décor and complimenting it
at other times. the show will run from now till december 12th as part of the regular versailles admission.


http://en.chateauversailles.fr


‘yume lion (the dream lion)’ by takashi murakami, 2009-2010 (aluminium and gold leaf)
©2009-2010 takashi murakami/kaikai kiki co., ltd. all rights reserved.
photo: cedric delsaux – the apollo salon / château de versailles


‘the emperor’s new clothes’ by takashi murakami, 2005 (fiberglass, resin, iron, wood, fabrics, oil paint, acrylic and lacquer)
©2005 takashi murakami/kaikai kiki co., ltd. all rights reserved.
photo: cedric delsaux – the coronation room/ château de versailles


‘j’ by takashi murakami, 2010 (aluminium and gold leaf)
©2010 takashi murakami/kaikai kiki co., ltd. all rights reserved.
photo: cedric delsaux – the queen’s guards room / château de versailles


‘flower matango’ by takashi murakami, 2001-2006 (fiberglass, iron, oil paint and acrylic)
©2001-2006 takashi murakami/kaikai kiki co., ltd. all rights reserved.
photo : cedric delsaux – the hall of mirrors / château de versailles

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