Takashi Murakami, ‘And Then, And Then, And Then, And Then (Red)’, 2011, Forum Auctions
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And Then, And Then, And Then, And Then (Red), 2011

Offset lithograph in colours
26 4/5 × 26 4/5 in
68 × 68 cm
Edition of 300
This is part of a limited edition set.
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Signed, dated and numbered from the edition of 300 in black ink, co-published by the artist and …

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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.”

Takashi Murakami, ‘And Then, And Then, And Then, And Then (Red)’, 2011, Forum Auctions
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Signed, dated and numbered from the edition of 300 in black ink, co-published by the artist and Kaikai Kiki Co., Ltd., Tokyo and New York, the full sheet printed to the edges, sheet 68 x 68 cm.

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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.”

And Then, And Then, And Then, And Then (Red), 2011

Offset lithograph in colours
26 4/5 × 26 4/5 in
68 × 68 cm
Edition of 300
This is part of a limited edition set.
Bidding closed
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