Paris gallery Emmanuel Perrotin is currently holding a month-long retrospective of some of Takashi Murakami's most limited edition prints. Known for blending pop art with contemporary trends, comic book and anime-inspired forms and broad-scale consumerism, Murakami's distinct "superflat" style...

Bernar Venetis the new contemporary artist invited by Le Château de Versailles near Paris for 2011. Bernar Venet is a 70 years old french minimal artist based in New York but not so famous in Paris. After the controversy with Jeff Koons and Takashi Murakami last year, Venet is not creating...

Pulitzer prize-winning fashion critic is writing about about the 1973 fashion battle in Versailles between American fashion upstarts and French fashion masters, known as the Grand Divertissement à Versailles. What's that? You say you've never heard of the Grand Divertissement à Versailles?...

We wrote about NOWNESS' Haruki Murakami Design Competition previously here. In anticipation of Murakami's new novel 1Q84, more than 100 entries were put to vote. It was a showcase of immense and diverse talents but all with one goal in mind; to illustrate the fantastical titles of Murakami's...

In between drooling at all the pretty stuff in Dimensione and taking up space in Fully Booked (totally love that place!), I ended up with a shirt and two books. I've been looking for Haruki Murakami's "Wind Up Bird Chronicle" for my cousin for the longest time so thank goodness Fully Booked...

This time Japanese artist Takashi Murakami was asked to interprete the logo for the summer solstice and presents his work entitled 'The First Day of Summer". Check out the second Google logo by the artist after the jump. Related posts: " Takashi Murakami x G-Shock Frogman " New Takashi...

The documentary, Versailles '73: American Runway Revolution is directed by Deborah Riley Draper and is also produced by Deborah Riley Draper, Caralene Robinson, and Michael A. Draper for Coffee Bluff Pictures. Once this documentary hits theaters, please go out and support this legendary...

Murakami Versailled by Xavier Barral, $65 from Colette . Note to self: Do some work on your gardens this summer. Tretorn X Ace Stråla Vinter Boot, $70 from Ace Hotel .

Cardin) at the Palace of Versailles. Put together by Eleanor Lambert, the publicist who invented the Best Dressed List, the show used exclusively black models like Pat Cleveland, Bethann Hardison, and Billie Blair and was attended by 800 guests, including Princess Grace of Monaco. Givhan's...

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