Discussion Questions

Super Nova

Takashi Murakami

Takashi Murakami, Super Nova, 1999; collection of Vicki and Kent Logan, fractional and promised gift to the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; © Takashi Murakami

  1. What initial observations can you make about this painting?
  2. What do you notice after looking at it for a while?
  3. What interests you most about this work, and why?
  4. What type of mood has the artist created? What do you see that makes you say that?