It’s an art exhibition you can’t visit. Not yet, at least, until officials declare the Fukushima exclusion zone habitable again, which for certain areas could take decades.
“Superflat,” the name of the art movement influenced by Japanese anime cartoons that was founded by Takashi Murakami, also describes the human characters in his first feature film, Jellyfish Eyes.
Takashi Murakami has achieved a level of ubiquity that is unparalleled in the art world.
One of art’s greatest functions might be the way it helps us share our common experiences, though those experiences are sometimes all too tragic.