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Murakami at MOCA

Takashi Murakami poses with a few Miss Ko girls at the Geffen Contemporary at MOCA for the Murakami Gala on Oct. 28. (Christina House / For The Times)
Takashi Murakami’s artwork lines the walls of the Geffen Contemporary at MOCA for the Murakami Gala. (Christina House / For The Times)
Actress Shana Wall, left, “American Idol” host and KIIS-FM DJ Ryan Seacrest, actress Portia Di Rossi and comic and talk-show host Ellen Degeneres at Murakami Gala. (Christina House / For The Times)
Louis Vuitton artistic director Marc Jacobs and actress Christina Ricci at the Geffen Contemporary at MOCA on Sunday, Oct. 28. (Christina House / For The Times)
Kanye West performs at the Murakami Gala. (Christina House / For The Times)
Models dressed as Takashi Murakami’s character Miss Ko. (Christina House / For The Times)
Actress Ali Landry arrives at the Geffen Contemporary at MOCA for the Murakami Gala. (Christina House / For The Times)
A Murakami motif was incorporated into placemats for the gala. (Christina House / For The Times)
The Miss Ko girls show guests the way through the Louis Vuitton cases to the gala’s dining area. (Christina House / For The Times)
Actor Owen Wilson, right, talks with Louis Vuitton art director Marc Jacobs at the Murakami Gala. (Christina House / For The Times)
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