“Kanye Bear,” a collaborative effort between Takashi Murkami and Kanye West, is one of the most talked-about pieces featured the gallery. Mr. West was in attendance for the opening. Your chance to see the “Kanye Bear” and the rest of the exhibition will last until until October 17th, 2009.
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