Takashi Murakami's Smog of Luxury

Mr. Jellyfish Eyes at the Brooklyn Museum

Need we say more? Tan Tan Bo Puking—a.k.a. Gero Tan, 2002
Takashi Murakami/Kaikai Kiki Co.
Need we say more? Tan Tan Bo Puking—a.k.a. Gero Tan, 2002

As with Warhol, the best stuff here is surprising, gorgeously executed, and darkly alluring. The 11-foot-square canvas The World of Sphere (2003) features more chirpy flowers and the usual bulbous creatures, one with hula-hoop halos spinning like centrifuges around its pointy head. A miasma of Louis Vuitton logos rises like swamp gas in the background, a smog of luxury.

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