Takashi Murakami

Japanese, b. 1962

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One of the most acclaimed artists to emerge from postwar Asia, Takashi Murakami—“the Warhol of Japan”—is known for his contemporary Pop synthesis of fine art and popular culture, particularly his use of a boldly graphic and colorful anime and manga …

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Represented by internationally reputable galleries.
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High auction record
$15m, Sotheby's, 2008
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HK$3,150,000
Enso: The Sound of the Bell of Paired Sal Trees, 2015
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Painting
acrylic on canvas mounted on aluminum frame
100.0 x 100.0 cm
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Realized Price
HK$3,150,000
Auction Sale
Jun 1, 2021
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Enso: The Sound of the Bell of Paired Sal Trees, 2015
acrylic on canvas mounted on aluminum frame
Jun 1, 2021
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HK$3,150,000
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Painting
100.0 x 100.0 cm
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HK$3,150,000
HK$1,260,000
Creature of the Sphere, 2003
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Painting
acrylic on canvas mounted on board
70.0 cm
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HK$1,260,000
Auction Sale
Jun 1, 2021
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Creature of the Sphere, 2003
acrylic on canvas mounted on board
Jun 1, 2021
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HK$1,260,000
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70.0 cm
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HK$1,260,000
HK$693,000
SUPERFLAT Monogram, 2003
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Painting
acrylic on canvas mounted on board
60.0 x 60.0 cm
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Realized Price
HK$693,000
Auction Sale
Jun 1, 2021
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SUPERFLAT Monogram, 2003
acrylic on canvas mounted on board
Jun 1, 2021
Phillips
HK$693,000
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60.0 x 60.0 cm
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HK$693,000
$107,100
i. I Love White Monogramme; ii. I Love Black Monogramme, 2003
Sold on May 13, 2021
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Painting
each: acrylic on canvas mounted to panel
40.0 x 40.0 cm
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$107,100
Auction Sale
May 13, 2021
Sotheby's
Description
each signed and dated 03 on the reverse each: acrylic on canvas mounted to panel each: 15 3/4 by 15 3/4 in. 40 by 40 cm.
i. I Love White Monogramme; ii. I Love Black Monogramme, 2003
each: acrylic on canvas mounted to panel
May 13, 2021
Sotheby's
$107,100
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Painting
40.0 x 40.0 cm
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May 13, 2021
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Realized Price
$107,100
Description
each signed and dated 03 on the reverse each: acrylic on canvas mounted to panel each: 15 3/4 by 15 3/4 in. 40 by 40 cm.
$403,200
Contemplating Dark Matter, 2014
Sold on May 13, 2021
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Painting
acrylic, gold and platinum leaf on canvas
100.3 x 100.3 cm
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Realized Price
$403,200
Auction Sale
May 13, 2021
Sotheby's
Description
signed and dated 2014 on the overlap acrylic, gold and platinum leaf on canvas 39 ½ by 39 ½ in. 100.3 by 100.3 cm.
Contemplating Dark Matter, 2014
acrylic, gold and platinum leaf on canvas
May 13, 2021
Sotheby's
$403,200
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Painting
100.3 x 100.3 cm
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May 13, 2021
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$403,200
Description
signed and dated 2014 on the overlap acrylic, gold and platinum leaf on canvas 39 ½ by 39 ½ in. 100.3 by 100.3 cm.
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Green Flower, 2001
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Painting
oil and acrylic on canvas mounted to board
100.0 x 70.2 cm
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Price not available
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May 13, 2021
Sotheby's
Description
signed, dated 01 and variously inscribed in Japanese on the reverse oil and acrylic on canvas mounted to board 27 ⅝ by 39 ⅜ in. 70.2 by 100 cm. framed: 30 ½ by 42 ¼ in. 77.5 by 107.3 cm.
Green Flower, 2001
oil and acrylic on canvas mounted to board
May 13, 2021
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Painting
100.0 x 70.2 cm
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May 13, 2021
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Description
signed, dated 01 and variously inscribed in Japanese on the reverse oil and acrylic on canvas mounted to board 27 ⅝ by 39 ⅜ in. 70.2 by 100 cm. framed: 30 ½ by 42 ¼ in. 77.5 by 107.3 cm.
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Troll's Umbrella, 2002
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Sculpture
resin and painted steel
140.0 x 235.0 x 140.0 cm
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May 13, 2021
Sotheby's
Description
resin and painted steel 91 ½ by 55 ⅛ by 55 ⅛ in. 235 by 140 by 140 cm. Executed in 2002, this work is number 2 from an edition of 5, plus 1 artist's proof.
Troll's Umbrella, 2002
resin and painted steel
May 13, 2021
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Sculpture
140.0 x 235.0 x 140.0 cm
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May 13, 2021
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Price not available
Description
resin and painted steel 91 ½ by 55 ⅛ by 55 ⅛ in. 235 by 140 by 140 cm. Executed in 2002, this work is number 2 from an edition of 5, plus 1 artist's proof.
HK$18,900
KAIKAI & KIKI (藍眼:TONARI NO ZINGARO 版)(一組兩件), 2019
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soft vinyl, with respective original product boxes
23.18 cm
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HK$18,900
Auction Sale
May 11, 2021
Sotheby's
Description
soft vinyl, with respective original product boxes each incised with the artist's and publisher's copyright stamp, and a Tonari no Zingaro ink stamp on the underside Executed in 2019, these works are the second batch released by Tonari no Zingaro following that of the Japanese toy company INSTINCTOY edition in the same year. Kaikai: 23 by 13 by 8.5 cm. 9⅛ by 5⅛ by 3⅜ in. Kiki: 21 by 16.5 by 10 cm. 8¼ by 6½ by 4 in. 軟膠素材,每件附設作品原裝盒 2019年作 款識 Tonari no Zingaro,©TM/KK(每件作品底部) 此作品為日本玩具公司 INSTINCTOY 發售首批後由Tonari no Zingaro 發售的第二批 Kaikai: 23 x 13 x 8.5 公分,9⅛ x 5⅛ x 3⅜ 英寸 Kiki: 21 x 16.5 x 10 公分,8¼ x 6½ x 4 英寸
KAIKAI & KIKI (藍眼:TONARI NO ZINGARO 版)(一組兩件), 2019
soft vinyl, with respective original product boxes
May 11, 2021
Sotheby's
HK$18,900
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23.18 cm
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May 11, 2021
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Realized Price
HK$18,900
Description
soft vinyl, with respective original product boxes each incised with the artist's and publisher's copyright stamp, and a Tonari no Zingaro ink stamp on the underside Executed in 2019, these works are the second batch released by Tonari no Zingaro following that of the Japanese toy company INSTINCTOY edition in the same year. Kaikai: 23 by 13 by 8.5 cm. 9⅛ by 5⅛ by 3⅜ in. Kiki: 21 by 16.5 by 10 cm. 8¼ by 6½ by 4 in. 軟膠素材,每件附設作品原裝盒 2019年作 款識 Tonari no Zingaro,©TM/KK(每件作品底部) 此作品為日本玩具公司 INSTINCTOY 發售首批後由Tonari no Zingaro 發售的第二批 Kaikai: 23 x 13 x 8.5 公分,9⅛ x 5⅛ x 3⅜ 英寸 Kiki: 21 x 16.5 x 10 公分,8¼ x 6½ x 4 英寸
HK$17,640
Mr Dob A Doptopus, 2017
Sold on May 11, 2021
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Sculpture
painted cast vinyl, with original carton box and product box
30.5 x 25.5 x 24.5 cm
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Realized Price
HK$17,640
Auction Sale
May 11, 2021
Sotheby's
Description
著色鑄模搪膠,附設原裝運輸盒及作品盒 2017年作 此作品無標版數,共400版,由BAIT製造 25.5 x 30.5 x 24.5 公分,10 x 12 x 9⅝ 英寸
Mr Dob A Doptopus, 2017
painted cast vinyl, with original carton box and product box
May 11, 2021
Sotheby's
HK$17,640
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Artwork Info
Sculpture
30.5 x 25.5 x 24.5 cm
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Auction Sale
May 11, 2021
Sotheby's
Realized Price
HK$17,640
Description
著色鑄模搪膠,附設原裝運輸盒及作品盒 2017年作 此作品無標版數,共400版,由BAIT製造 25.5 x 30.5 x 24.5 公分,10 x 12 x 9⅝ 英寸
HK$47,880
i. Panda and Child Panda Flowerball / ii. Panda and Child Pandas, 2019
Sold on May 11, 2021
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Print
offset print with cold stamp
71.0 cm
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Realized Price
HK$47,880
Auction Sale
May 11, 2021
Sotheby's
Description
冷燙金膠印版畫 款識 i. 藝術家簽名,97/300 ii. 藝術家簽名,100/300 i. 97/300 ii. 100/300 每件作品共300版 每幅直徑:71 公分,28 英寸
i. Panda and Child Panda Flowerball / ii. Panda and Child Pandas, 2019
offset print with cold stamp
May 11, 2021
Sotheby's
HK$47,880
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Print
71.0 cm
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Auction Sale
May 11, 2021
Sotheby's
Realized Price
HK$47,880
Description
冷燙金膠印版畫 款識 i. 藝術家簽名,97/300 ii. 藝術家簽名,100/300 i. 97/300 ii. 100/300 每件作品共300版 每幅直徑:71 公分,28 英寸