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And Then... (Blue), 2013

Offset lithograph in colors with cold stamping
19 3/4 × 19 3/4 in
50.2 × 50.2 cm
This is part of a limited edition set.
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michael lisi / contemporary art
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An iconic image by Takashi Murakami, Blue DOB is created here as an offset lithograph in colors …

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An iconic image by Takashi Murakami, Blue DOB is created here as an offset lithograph in colors with cold-stamping and measures 19 3/4 x 19 3/4 in. (50 x 50 cm), unframed. Hand-signed in marker by the artist, and numbered, the artwork is from the edition of 300.

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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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An iconic image by Takashi Murakami, Blue DOB is created here as an offset lithograph in colors …

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An iconic image by Takashi Murakami, Blue DOB is created here as an offset lithograph in colors with cold-stamping and measures 19 3/4 x 19 3/4 in. (50 x 50 cm), unframed. Hand-signed in marker by the artist, and numbered, the artwork is from the edition of 300.

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Print
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... (Blue), 2013

Offset lithograph in colors with cold stamping
19 3/4 × 19 3/4 in
50.2 × 50.2 cm
This is part of a limited edition set.
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