Takashi Murakami, My arms and legs rot off and though my blood rushes forth, the tranquility of my heart shall be prized above all. (Red blood, black blood, blood that is not blood), 2007, acrylic and platinum leaf on canvas mounted on board, signage in platinum and gold leaf 71 x 84 x 2 in. (180.34 x 213.36 x 5.08 cm) © Takashi Murakami/Kaikai Kiki Co., Ltd. All Rights Reserved.
Takashi Murakami is one of the most widely recognized artists working today. His body of work traverses fine art, fashion, animation, film, and other commercial art.