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Born on: 1st Feb 62 Born in: Japan Marital status: Married Occupation: Artist
Born Takashi Murakami has an estimated net worth of $100 million. Murakami is an internationally prolific contemporary Japanese artist. He has earned his net worth from his art works as well as from his collaboration with the fashion brand Louis Vuitton with his artworks used in the design of a series of handbags. He first aspired to work in the animation industry thus he enrolled at Tokyo University of the Arts to acquire the drafting skills necessary to become an animator. He eventually majored in Nihonga, the ‘traditional’ style of Japanese painting that incorporates traditional Japanese artistic conventions, techniques and subjects. His early works were based in the spirit of social criticism and satire which were not initially well received in Japan. He is known for blurring the line between high and low arts. He was the one who coined the term, "Superflat" . The term is now used as a moniker to describe his own artistic style and that of other Japanese artists he has influenced. He now helped several younger artists and organizes the biannual art fair GEISAI- unique direct-participatory art fair through Kaikai Kiki Co., Ltd.
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