Takashi Murakami

  • Blogs

    December 4, 2013

    Basel 2013: Wednesday Party Guide

    Whoa, guys. Basel hasn't even officially begun. And we here at Crossfade are already hungover. Even though the actual art fair opens tomorrow, the cruising and boozing and schmoozing's been in full effect since Monday afternoon, when the early-bird, invite-only charity fundraisers starting serving ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 3, 2013

    Basel 2013: Best Parties You're Not Invited To

    The art community loves exclusivity, and the rest of the world loves drooling over things they will never experience. Well, we here at Crossfade are bringing these worlds together in this totally tantalizing list of Art Basel Miami Beach week parties that you're not invited to. We know, it seems ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 29, 2013

    Art Basel Miami Beach 2013 Party Guide

    Sure, there's plenty of art to be seen during Art Basel Miami Beach, er, Art Basel in Miami Beach. But, let's be honest: You're in Miami. You aren't looking to spend your entire day at the convention center or inside some tent. You want to make irresponsible decisions once the Miami sun goes down. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 18, 2012

    Five Video Games That Are Definitely Not Making You Smarter

    ‚ÄčLike a lot of kids, I nursed a healthy addiction to video games in prep school, trafficking kilos of cocaine across state lines on a graphing calculator from a desk in advanced Algebra. And according to gamer evangelists like James Paul Gee, this actually made me smarter -- it helped me create mo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 16, 2011

    Man Arrested for Pawning Takashi Murakami Ring Stolen During Basel '08

    ‚ÄčThe work of playful Japanese pop artist Takashi Murakami, who has collaborated on everything from a colorful collection of Louis Vuitton bags to Kanye West videos, is always a big hit at Art Basel Miami Beach. His popularity also makes his works susceptible to theft, and a $72,500 one-o ... More >>

  • News

    November 27, 2008

    Art Basel Invasion!

    Screw the recession. The nation's number one art fest is bigger than ever.

  • Blogs

    November 13, 2008
  • Film

    May 8, 2008

    Fast Track to Nowhere

    It's anime on overdrive in the Wachowski brothers' souped-up, tricked-out Speed Racer.

  • Culture

    March 30, 2006

    Anything Goes

    It's all fun and games at Galerie Emmanuel Perrotin

  • News

    December 1, 2005

    Glamour, Parties, and Oh Yes, Art

    Miami plays host to one of the world's most illustrious art fairs

  • Calendar

    November 17, 2005

    Get Animated

    Toons rule in Hollywood

  • Culture

    September 8, 2005
  • Culture

    September 1, 2005
  • Culture

    August 25, 2005
  • Culture

    August 25, 2005

    A Family Affair

    Four decades on and the Rubells are still at it

  • Culture

    August 18, 2005
  • Calendar

    July 8, 2004

    Props to Hip-Hop

    Artist captures a culture

  • Culture

    September 27, 2001

    Let's Only Entertain You

    Well, that's one way to look at art