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And Then When That's Done... (Red), 2009

Offset lithograph on paper
25 1/2 × 25 1/4 in
64.8 × 64.1 cm
Edition 195/300
This is part of a limited edition set.
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The playful Takashi Murakami always delights, with figures inspired by Japanese comics and …

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The playful Takashi Murakami always delights, with figures inspired by Japanese comics and animation, coquettishly batting eyelashes at their viewers. Murakami's prowess with color is best seen when all versions of this print are shown together—yellows, blues, greens, and candy colored reds enhance and change an …

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Print
Signature
Signed and numbered lower right
Series
New York City Ballet Art Series
Publisher
Published by Kaikai Kiki Co., Ltd., Tokyo.
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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About the work
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Julien's Auctions

The playful Takashi Murakami always delights, with figures inspired by Japanese comics and …

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The playful Takashi Murakami always delights, with figures inspired by Japanese comics and animation, coquettishly batting eyelashes at their viewers. Murakami's prowess with color is best seen when all versions of this print are shown together—yellows, blues, greens, and candy colored reds enhance and change an …

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Medium
Print
Signature
Signed and numbered lower right
Series
New York City Ballet Art Series
Publisher
Published by Kaikai Kiki Co., Ltd., Tokyo.
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 When That's Done... (Red), 2009

Offset lithograph on paper
25 1/2 × 25 1/4 in
64.8 × 64.1 cm
Edition 195/300
This is part of a limited edition set.
Bidding closed
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