Dasha Zhukova, Roman Abramovich, Dakota Johnson, gosh Rubchinskiy and other guests of the opening of the Takashi Murakami exhibition in the “Garage”

Dakota Johnson, Dasha Zhukova, Addison Timlin and Derek Blasberg

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Yesterday, September 28, at the Museum of modern art “Garage” held a solemn opening of the exhibition one of the most famous Japanese contemporary artists Takashi Murakami, which are able to evaluate the response Rubchinskiy, Polina Deripaska, Natalia Goldenberg, Sophia Kapkov and many other representatives of Russian show-business, fashion industry, cinema, the business elite and the art world — to miss such an important social event did not want one.

Guests included Western celebrities. So, the founder of the “Garage” Dasha Zhukova (her this evening, was supported by the co-founder of the project and ex-boyfriend Roman Abramovich) spent the evening in conversation with the Hollywood actress Dakota Johnson and journalist Derek Blasberg.

Derek Blasberg and Dakota Johnson

Sophia Kapkov and Dasha Zhukova

Dasha Zhukova and Roman Abramovich

Polina Deripaska

In Russia Murakami brought 80 paintings and graphic works, as well as movies and animations, which come together in the exhibition titled “Will gentle rain”.

Many pieces I work on for several years. First, draw with a pencil, then create a computer model and then translate it to the surface. This technique resembles the creation of prints on clothes. And Yes, note the colors in each painting they are more than a hundred!

— says Takashi Murakami, which, incidentally, is not only one of the most famous and expensive artists. For his paintings and sculptures, art lovers at auctions spread tens of millions.

Takashi Murakami

Gosh Rubchinskiy

Takashi Murakami and Masha Fedorova with daughter Veronica

The exhibition was prepared for the premiere of two years. It consists of five sections, each dedicated to a particular phenomenon of Japanese culture, formally or semantically mastered the art practice in Murakami.

The exhibition is held in the framework of the year of Japan in Russia. In our humble opinion, she opens it. It all started with our trip in November, when our curator, Kate Fowle went into the Studio to Takashi, he we were warmly received and impressed by the scale of his talent. Then we never stopped, not once visited, they slept in boxes, discussing the exhibition, selected logos, sang karaoke, ate strange food in General, carried out all to learn more about Japan,

— shared the Director of “Garage” Anton Belov.

Anton Belov

Dakota Johnson

Valentin and Tatyana Yumasheva

But the opening of the exhibition cultural program this evening is not over. The celebration continued in the hall of columns, where the party was held, dedicated to the artist Takashi Murakami.

Guests were able to try on glasses in the form of corporate colors Murakami, mask characters of artist’s works and enjoy a ride on the giant swing. Later, all present were invited to the concert, which opened with a performance by members of the Bolshoi ballet and the Moscow musical theatre of a name of Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko.