Apartment Becomes Art Space

I spent most of my free time in the last month cleaning up a long-neglected apartment in south Tel Aviv with a group of fellow artists. We patched the many craters in the crumbling walls, hauled away mountains of trash left by past tenants, painted everything white, and built a dividing wall in the kitchen.

Salame 97 Before

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If you happen to be in New York…

Be  inspired with these bright, fun flowers by Takashi Murakami.  Not only does this artist tap into the current brights trend, he combines fine art, design, animation and fashion to bring us a spectacular show that can be seen at The Brooklyn Museum through July 13th. 

 

Here are a few more examples of his work.  I find this fully saturated room soothing in an odd sort of way…

You can see the whimisical print in this close up… Somebodys watching you!

Eyeball print

Tapping into fashion, Murakami was comissioned by Louis Vuitton to re-design their well known two tone logo.  The result changed the face of high end handbag design. 

Original Louis Vuitton Color Combination

Louis Vuitton Bag in brights by Murakami

Clearly, Murakami has a keen eye for textiles, product, media and fashion.  I am sure we will see more of his work in the future.