James Jean (b. 1979) is a Taiwanese-American visual artist working primarily in painting and drawing. He lives and works in Los Angeles. James Jean unites disparate visual codes of past and present, East and West. The Taiwanese-American artist has enjoyed widespread attention in fine art and popular culture alike, with high-profile collaborations from Prada to Apple, a colossal digital following and representation by contemporary art icon — Takashi Murakami.