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Anywhere Door (Dokodemo Door) in the Field of Flowers; and We Came to the Field of Flowers Through Anywhere Door (Dokodemo Door), 2019

Two screenprints in colours with cold stamped gold and silver foil, on smooth wove paper, with full margins.
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both I. 40 x 40 cm (15 3/4 x 15 3/4 in.)
both S. 50 x 50 cm (19 5/8 x 19 5/8 in.)

Artworks ©Fujiko-Pro and ©2019 Takashi Murakami/Kaikai Kiki Co. Ltd., All Rights Reserved.

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Both signed, dated and numbered 84/300 and 146/300 respectively in pencil, further annotated 'Fujiko F Fujio' in Japanese in pencil, the … Read more
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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Property Subject to VAT Section 4: 5% (see Conditions of Sale for further information)

This lot is sold with No Reserve

both I. 40 x 40 cm (15 3/4 x 15 3/4 in.)
both S. 50 x 50 cm (19 5/8 x 19 5/8 in.)

Artworks ©Fujiko-Pro and ©2019 Takashi Murakami/Kaikai Kiki Co. Ltd., All Rights Reserved.

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Signature
Both signed, dated and numbered 84/300 and 146/300 respectively in pencil, further annotated 'Fujiko F Fujio' in Japanese in pencil, the … Read more
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.”

Anywhere Door (Dokodemo Door) in the Field of Flowers; and We Came to the Field of Flowers Through Anywhere Door (Dokodemo Door), 2019

Two screenprints in colours with cold stamped gold and silver foil, on smooth wove paper, with full margins.
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