Takashi Murakami, ‘And Then x6 (Red: Polke Method)’, 2013, Print, Offset lithograph printed in colours, End to End Gallery
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Takashi Murakami

And Then x6 (Red: Polke Method), 2013

Offset lithograph printed in colours
19 3/5 × 19 3/5 in
49.8 × 49.8 cm
Edition of 300
.
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Location
Hollywood
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About the work
End to End Gallery
Hollywood

Takashi Murakami’s “Mr. DOB” portraits date back to the beginning of the artist’s career when the …

Medium
Condition
In very good condition, custom framed in a flat white frame with acid free matting. Minor paper inclusion bottom center of the sheet.
Signature
Hand-signed by artist, Hand Signed and Numbered in black ink located in the bottom right corner.
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Frame
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Series
Also available by Takashi Murakami is And Then x 727 (Ultramarine: GUNJO), 2013.
Publisher
KaiKai Kiki 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.”

Takashi Murakami, ‘And Then x6 (Red: Polke Method)’, 2013, Print, Offset lithograph printed in colours, End to End Gallery
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Takashi Murakami’s “Mr. DOB” portraits date back to the beginning of the artist’s career when the artist was looking for an iconic, easily recognizable, self-portrait – a way to brand himself. Like a logo, the letter ‘D’ appears in the character’s left ear, the letter ‘B’ in the right ear, and ‘O’ is formed by the …

Medium
Condition
In very good condition, custom framed in a flat white frame with acid free matting. Minor paper inclusion bottom center of the sheet.
Signature
Hand-signed by artist, Hand Signed and Numbered in black ink located in the bottom right corner.
Certificate of authenticity
Included
Frame
Included
Series
Also available by Takashi Murakami is And Then x 727 (Ultramarine: GUNJO), 2013.
Publisher
KaiKai Kiki Ltd., Tokyo
Takashi Murakami
Japanese, b. 1962
Follow

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 x6 (Red: Polke Method), 2013

Offset lithograph printed in colours
19 3/5 × 19 3/5 in
49.8 × 49.8 cm
Edition of 300
.
Sold
Location
Hollywood
Certificate
Certificate of authenticity
This work includes a certificate of authenticity.
Want to sell a work by this artist? Consign with Artsy.
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