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A Little Flower Painting: Pink, Purple and Many Other Colors, 2018

Silkscreen with Platinum leaves
18 2/5 × 15 in
46.8 × 38 cm
Edition of 100
This is part of a limited edition set.
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Vogtle Contemporary
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Numbered and unframed. 37.5x30 cm (image) / 46.8x38 cm (sheet).

Numbered and unframed. 37.5x30 cm (image) / 46.8x38 cm (sheet).

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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 cartoon style. Murakami became famous in the 1990s for his “Superflat” theory and for organizing the paradigmatic exhibition of that title, which linked the origins of contemporary Japanese visual culture to historical Japanese art. His output includes paintings, sculptures, drawings, animations, and collaborations with brands such as Louis Vuitton. “Japanese people accept that art and commerce will be blended; and in fact, they are surprised by the rigid and pretentious Western hierarchy of “high art’,” Murakami says. “In the West, it certainly is dangerous to blend the two because people will throw all sorts of stones. But that’s okay—I’m ready with my hard hat.”

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Vogtle Contemporary
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Numbered and unframed. 37.5x30 cm (image) / 46.8x38 cm (sheet).

Numbered and unframed. 37.5x30 cm (image) / 46.8x38 cm (sheet).

Medium
Print
Signature
Signed.
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 cartoon style. Murakami became famous in the 1990s for his “Superflat” theory and for organizing the paradigmatic exhibition of that title, which linked the origins of contemporary Japanese visual culture to historical Japanese art. His output includes paintings, sculptures, drawings, animations, and collaborations with brands such as Louis Vuitton. “Japanese people accept that art and commerce will be blended; and in fact, they are surprised by the rigid and pretentious Western hierarchy of “high art’,” Murakami says. “In the West, it certainly is dangerous to blend the two because people will throw all sorts of stones. But that’s okay—I’m ready with my hard hat.”

A Little Flower Painting: Pink, Purple and Many Other Colors, 2018

Silkscreen with Platinum leaves
18 2/5 × 15 in
46.8 × 38 cm
Edition of 100
This is part of a limited edition set.
Contact For Price
Have a question? Visit our help center.
Want to sell a work by this artist? Consign with Artsy.
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