Takashi Murakami Writes on Collecting for New York Times

February 3rd, 2016

Takashi Murakami has a brief comment in the New York Times this week, discussing his collecting habits and aesthetic interests. The artist is opening a show of his personal collection of art and ephemera at the Yokohama Museum of Art in Japan.  “For me, what is important is to hold works of art in my possession, to make the actual purchase,” he writes.  “This is a hands-on way for me to experiment and learn about the personal value that pieces hold to collectors, their value as works of art and the traits by which they can be evaluated.”

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