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In addition, CONTEXT annually showcases new works specifically crafted for the fair including curatorial projects, solo Art Newsists presentations and a series of special exhibitions. Known for his brightly colored and cheerful works, in which Japanese pop culture and the country’s rich artistic legacy merge, Takashi Murakami has enjoyed astronomical fame in the contemporary art world. His Pop Art-like aesthetics catapulted modern Japanese obsessions such as anime into the mainstream art world. Inspired by his work as a highly paid commercial illustrator in New York, Andy Warhol’s screen-printed images of everyday consumer objects and visual imagery from mainstream media would come to define the Pop Art movement. As reigning king, he helped blur the boundaries between high and low art, bringing what was normally considered “commercial” into the fine art lexicon.

  • He shared the model on Twitter as an homage to the artist, allowing any user to create Jung