” When I was making my debut as an artist, I felt that it was very important that I try to combine the background of my own culture, my people, and the country into the contemporary art world. So that’s how I came up with the term ‘superflat. “


” Japanese people accept that art and commerce will be blended, and, in fact, they are surprised by the rigid and pretentious Western hierarchy of ‘high art.’ “


” I actually feel like the phrase ‘big in Japan’ is not appropriate for me. The reason is that there are more people who sympathize with my practice in America than there are domestically in Japan. “


” My own belief is that rather than getting involved in trying to change the reality of social-political things, creators can be involved in and express in different ways and be meaningful in different ways, so for me, it’s important to leave messages to people of the future and to be engaged with the people now. “



All 4 Takashi Murakami Quotes about People in picture


When I was making my debut as an artist, I felt that it was very important that I try to combine the background of my own culture, my people, and the country into the contemporary art world. So that
Japanese people accept that art and commerce will be blended, and, in fact, they are surprised by the rigid and pretentious Western hierarchy of


I actually feel like the phrase
My own belief is that rather than getting involved in trying to change the reality of social-political things, creators can be involved in and express in different ways and be meaningful in different ways, so for me, it
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