The Legend of Takashi Murakami & His Collabs with Kanye, Vans, & More

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There's no mystery that sneaker culture is bigger than just the shoes themselves. To understand the product you must learn about art, sports, music, and all other encompassing factors that make footwear much more interesting.

Takashi Murakami recently designed an awesome Vans collection which will go down in history as one of the best. But do you know why? Better yet, do you even know why Takashi is a legend in the art game? Complex sat down with Murakami himself to discuss his brand, historic moments that led to his Vans collaboration, and some insight into the future.

You can read the full interview here and get to know the man behind the art.