The touring Murakami exhibit has come to Brooklyn, in fact the show opened April 5. Here’s a behind-the-scenes look at the installation of Mr. Pointy, an enormous sculpture, courtesy of the Brooklyn Museum.
From the video description: “Art handlers and registrars load in and assemble Takashi Murakami’s Tongari-kun (Mr. Pointy) in the Brooklyn Museum’s Rubin Pavilion
© MURAKAMI, the most comprehensive retrospective to date of the work of internationally acclaimed Japanese artist Takashi Murakami, includes more than ninety works in various media that span the artist’s entire career, installed in more than 18,500 square feet of gallery space. © MURAKAMI is organized by The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles.”
© MURAKAMI Brooklyn Museum April 5 through July 13, 2008