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Takashi Murakami (b. 1962, Tokyo, Japan) is a painter and sculptor, who works with aspects of popular cartoons. In 1996 he founded the art production company Kaikai Kik and in 2000 he published his "Superflat" theory. Takashi Murakami studied at Tokyo University of the Arts, Japan.

Tokyo pop, comics, objects, manga, anime, installations, larger than life fiberglass figures; Manga-figure Mr. DOB, film and video productions

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