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methamphetamine

(mĕth'ămfĕt`əmēn): see amphetamineamphetamine
, any one of a group of drugs that are powerful central nervous system stimulants. Amphetamines have stimulating effects opposite to the effects of depressants such as alcohol, narcotics, and barbiturates.
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; methedrinemethedrine
, drug of the amphetamine group. Also known as methamphetamine, it is used as a stimulant.
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Murakami is, after all, a man who read Bill Gates for management tips when setting up his artmaking company, Kaikai Kiki, based--with a nod to Warhol--at the Hiropon Factory in the suburbs of Tokyo, where he employs a business manager in addition to forty-odd assistants who execute paintings and other tasks according to Murakami's specifications.
Takahashi's efforts to connect manga style with pictorial conventions of traditional Japanese art ally her loosely with the superflat art of Takashi Murakami and his Hiropon Factory.
This team (mostly young artists who work as acolyte-assistants at Murakami's Hiropon Factory studio in the suburbs of Tokyo) spent months bringing the show's fourteen large-scale paintings through production, from sketch to computer animation to painstakingly old-fashioned brushwork.