Yoshitomo Nara
Japanese, born 1959
8,852 followers
Yoshitomo Nara
Japanese, born 1959
8,852 followers
High auction record
$3m, Christie's, 2015
Blue chip
Represented by internationally recognized galleries.
Collected by a major museum
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Selected exhibitions (3)
Selected exhibitions
2018
Portrait,
Opera Gallery
Made in Asia,
Opera Gallery
2015
Life is Only One: Yoshitomo Nara,
Asia Society Hong Kong

Influenced by elements of popular culture such as anime, manga, Walt Disney cartoons, and punk …

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Influenced by elements of popular culture such as anime, manga, Walt Disney cartoons, and punk rock, Yoshitomo Nara creates paintings, sculptures, and drawings of adorable-yet-sinister childlike characters. Painted with simple bold lines, primary colors, and set against empty backgrounds, these small children and …

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