Artists Famous Superflat Artists

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List of famous Superflat artists, with images, bios, and information about their notable works. All the greatest artists associated with the Superflat movement are included here, along with clickable names for more details on that particular painter or sculptor. These notable Superflat period artists are organized alphabetically, but you may sort this information by clicking any column. Every well-known or influential figure in this movement is listed below. You may copy this factual list to build your own just like it, re-rank it to fit your views, then publish it to share with your Facebook friends, Twitter followers or with any other social networks you use on a regular basis. List contains artists like Koji Morimoto and Takashi Murakami. (6 items)
Takashi Murakami is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Superflat Artists
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Takashi Murakami is an internationally prolific 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— and is known for blurring the line between high and low arts. He coined the term superflat, which describes both the aesthetic characteristics of the Japanese artistic tradition and the nature of post-war Japanese culture and society. Superflat is also used as a moniker to describe Murakami’s own artistic style and that of other Japanese artists he has influenced. Murakami is the founder and President of Kaikai Kiki Co., Ltd., through which he manages the ...more on Wikipedia

Artworks: 727

Birthplace: Itabashi, Tokyo, Japan

Associated periods or movements: Contemporary art, Pop art, Superflat

Nationality: Japan

Art Forms: Sculpture, Painting

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Yoshitomo Nara is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Superflat Artists
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Yoshitomo Nara is a Japanese artist. He lives and works in Tokyo, though his artwork has been exhibited worldwide. Nara has had nearly 40 solo exhibitions since 1984. ...more on Wikipedia

Artworks: Light My Fire

Birthplace: Aomori Prefecture, East Asia, Honshu, Hirosaki, Asia, + more

Associated periods or movements: Pop art, Superflat

Nationality: Japan

Art Forms: Sculpture, Painting

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Koji Morimoto is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Superflat Artists
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Koji Morimoto, born December 26, 1959 is one of Japan’s premier anime directors. ...more on Wikipedia

Birthplace: Wakayama Prefecture, Japan

Associated periods or movements: Superflat

Nationality: Japan

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Chiho Aoshima is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Superflat Artists
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Chiho Aoshima is a Japanese pop artist and member of Takashi Murakami's Kaikai Kiki Collective. Aoshima graduated from Department of Economics, Hosei University, Tokyo. She had a residency at Art Pace, San Antonio, Texas in 2006. This young graphic artist began in Murakami’s factory with no formal art training. Aoshima’s work often involves surreal scenes and dreamscapes, often including ghosts, demons, nature and young women. Aoshima mostly prints large scale images onto papers with heavy-duty printers, but she has also printed on materials such as leather and plastic surfaces to give her images different textures. Aoshima now lives and works in Tokyo. Aoshima has also done a sculpture ...more on Wikipedia

Artworks: City Glow, Mountain Whisper, Mujina

Birthplace: Tokyo, Japan

Associated periods or movements: Superflat

Nationality: Japan

Art Forms: Sculpture, Mural, Painting, Video art

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