Aya Takano

Japanese, b. 1976

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Aya Takano’s bright figuration draws from science fiction, manga, Surrealism, and the work of Yayoi Kusama. The Japanese artist, who works for Takashi Murakami’s Kaikai Kiki production studio, often depicts feminine characters in fantastical …

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Drive with a Night Dog, 2006
Sold on May 1, 2021
$1,386
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Print
Offset lithograph in colors, on smooth wove paper
52.1 x 69.5 cm
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$1,386
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May 1, 2021
Phillips
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Drive with a Night Dog, 2006
Offset lithograph in colors, on smooth wove paper
May 1, 2021
Phillips
$1,386
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98% est
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Print
52.1 x 69.5 cm
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Auction Sale
May 1, 2021
Phillips
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$1,386
we gonna go to the shipya-islands (the era of cities are under the ocean), 2002
Sold on Mar 12, 2021
$8,750
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250% est
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Work on Paper
pen and watercolor on paper
14.5 x 21.0 cm
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$8,750
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Mar 12, 2021
Christie's
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AYA TAKANO (B. 1976) signed 'TAKANO AYA', titled in Japanese and dated '2002 12/16' (lower center); titled again 'we gonna go to the shipya-islands (the era of cities are under the ocean)' (on the reverse) pen and watercolor on paper 21 x 14.5 cm. (81⁄4 x 53⁄4 in.) Executed in 2002.
we gonna go to the shipya-islands (the era of cities are under the ocean), 2002
pen and watercolor on paper
Mar 12, 2021
Christie's
$8,750
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250% est
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Work on Paper
14.5 x 21.0 cm
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Auction Sale
Mar 12, 2021
Christie's
Realized Price
$8,750
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AYA TAKANO (B. 1976) signed 'TAKANO AYA', titled in Japanese and dated '2002 12/16' (lower center); titled again 'we gonna go to the shipya-islands (the era of cities are under the ocean)' (on the reverse) pen and watercolor on paper 21 x 14.5 cm. (81⁄4 x 53⁄4 in.) Executed in 2002.
she play "enemy's atack" (red hat), 2002
Sold on Mar 12, 2021
$13,750
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Work on Paper
pen and watercolor on paper
15.0 x 20.8 cm
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$13,750
Auction Sale
Mar 12, 2021
Christie's
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AYA TAKANO (B. 1976) signed and dated '2002 TAKANO AYA 12/17' (lower center); titled in Japanese and titled again 'she play "enemy's atack" (red hat)' (on the reverse) pen and watercolor on paper 20.8 x 15 cm. (81⁄4 x 57⁄8 in.) Executed in 2002.
she play "enemy's atack" (red hat), 2002
pen and watercolor on paper
Mar 12, 2021
Christie's
$13,750
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817% est
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Work on Paper
15.0 x 20.8 cm
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Auction Sale
Mar 12, 2021
Christie's
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$13,750
Description
AYA TAKANO (B. 1976) signed and dated '2002 TAKANO AYA 12/17' (lower center); titled in Japanese and titled again 'she play "enemy's atack" (red hat)' (on the reverse) pen and watercolor on paper 20.8 x 15 cm. (81⁄4 x 57⁄8 in.) Executed in 2002.
Greet to Death on Top of Ancient Yith?, 2004
Sold on Mar 12, 2021
$30,000
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Painting
acrylic, graphite and fabric on canvas
91.0 x 116.5 cm
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$30,000
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Mar 12, 2021
Christie's
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AYA TAKANO (B. 1976) signed 'TAKANO AYA', titled in Japanese and dated '2004' (on the stretcher) acrylic, graphite and fabric on canvas 116.5 x 91 cm. (457⁄8 x 357⁄8 in.) Executed in 2004.
Greet to Death on Top of Ancient Yith?, 2004
acrylic, graphite and fabric on canvas
Mar 12, 2021
Christie's
$30,000
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76% est
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Painting
91.0 x 116.5 cm
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Auction Sale
Mar 12, 2021
Christie's
Realized Price
$30,000
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AYA TAKANO (B. 1976) signed 'TAKANO AYA', titled in Japanese and dated '2004' (on the stretcher) acrylic, graphite and fabric on canvas 116.5 x 91 cm. (457⁄8 x 357⁄8 in.) Executed in 2004.
Eretz Aheret, The Underground Kingdom, 2008
Sold on Mar 5, 2021
$32,760
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Painting
acrylic on canvas
100.3 x 100.3 cm
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$32,760
Auction Sale
Mar 5, 2021
Sotheby's
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Property of a Private French Collector acrylic on canvas Canvas: 39½ by 39½ in. (100.3 by 100.3 cm.) Framed: 40½ by 40½ in. (102.9 by 102.9 cm.) Executed in 2008.
Eretz Aheret, The Underground Kingdom, 2008
acrylic on canvas
Mar 5, 2021
Sotheby's
$32,760
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100.3 x 100.3 cm
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Mar 5, 2021
Sotheby's
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$32,760
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Property of a Private French Collector acrylic on canvas Canvas: 39½ by 39½ in. (100.3 by 100.3 cm.) Framed: 40½ by 40½ in. (102.9 by 102.9 cm.) Executed in 2008.
Future daily morning routine, 2020
Sold on Feb 11, 2021
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Print
archival pigment print and screenprint
17.0 x 24.8 cm
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Feb 11, 2021
Mainichi
Description
2020, archival pigment print and screenprint, 24.8x17cm, signed, ed.50, this lot accompanies another work; 【Deep-connecting with nature network】(25.1x16.2cm, following details: identical to main item).Condition : 【Deep-connecting with nature network】: following details: identical to main item, each in good condition.
Future daily morning routine, 2020
archival pigment print and screenprint
Feb 11, 2021
Mainichi
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17.0 x 24.8 cm
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Feb 11, 2021
Mainichi
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2020, archival pigment print and screenprint, 24.8x17cm, signed, ed.50, this lot accompanies another work; 【Deep-connecting with nature network】(25.1x16.2cm, following details: identical to main item).Condition : 【Deep-connecting with nature network】: following details: identical to main item, each in good condition.
Let's go, to the battle, 2020
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archival pigment print and screenprint
28.4 x 35.4 cm
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Feb 11, 2021
Mainichi
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2020, archival pigment print and screenprint, 35.4x28.4cm, signed, ed.50.Condition : in good condition.
Let's go, to the battle, 2020
archival pigment print and screenprint
Feb 11, 2021
Mainichi
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28.4 x 35.4 cm
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Feb 11, 2021
Mainichi
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2020, archival pigment print and screenprint, 35.4x28.4cm, signed, ed.50.Condition : in good condition.
She said, is it really true that plants want to be eaten by people?, 2007
Sold on Feb 11, 2021
JPY ¥220,000
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Work on Paper
watercolor and pen on paper
18.5 x 14.0 cm
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JPY ¥220,000
Auction Sale
Feb 11, 2021
Mainichi
Description
2007, watercolor and pen on paper, paper size 14x18.5cm, signed, framed.* *Not examined out of frame.
She said, is it really true that plants want to be eaten by people?, 2007
watercolor and pen on paper
Feb 11, 2021
Mainichi
JPY ¥220,000
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Work on Paper
18.5 x 14.0 cm
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Feb 11, 2021
Mainichi
Realized Price
JPY ¥220,000
Description
2007, watercolor and pen on paper, paper size 14x18.5cm, signed, framed.* *Not examined out of frame.
Doki doki donpen, 2020
Sold on Feb 11, 2021
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archival pigment print and screenprint
40.4 x 30.1 cm
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Price not available
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Feb 11, 2021
Mainichi
Description
2020, archival pigment print and screenprint, 30.1x40.4cm, signed, ed.50.Condition : in good condition.
Doki doki donpen, 2020
archival pigment print and screenprint
Feb 11, 2021
Mainichi
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40.4 x 30.1 cm
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Feb 11, 2021
Mainichi
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2020, archival pigment print and screenprint, 30.1x40.4cm, signed, ed.50.Condition : in good condition.
Untitled, 2006
Sold on Dec 3, 2020
HK$93,750
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Painting
mixed media on canvas
38.0 x 48.5 cm
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HK$93,750
Auction Sale
Dec 3, 2020
Christie's
Description
signed ‘TAKANO AYA’ (on the stretcher) mixed media on canvas 48.5 x 38 cm. (19 1/8 x 15 in.) Painted in 2006
Untitled, 2006
mixed media on canvas
Dec 3, 2020
Christie's
HK$93,750
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Painting
38.0 x 48.5 cm
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Auction Sale
Dec 3, 2020
Christie's
Realized Price
HK$93,750
Description
signed ‘TAKANO AYA’ (on the stretcher) mixed media on canvas 48.5 x 38 cm. (19 1/8 x 15 in.) Painted in 2006