Takashi Murakami, born in Tokyo in 1962, is an internationally renowned contemporary Japanese artist.

He works in fine arts media such as painting and sculpture, as well as what is conventionally considered commercial media – fashion, merchandise and animation.

Takashi Murakami has exposed at several of the most important museums worldwide such as Museum of Contemporary Art in Tokyo, Fondation Cartier pour l’Art Contemporain in Paris and Palazzo Reale in Milan.