Takashi Murakami, ‘Blackbeard’, 2004, Martin Lawrence Galleries
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Blackbeard, 2004

Offset lithograph
27 × 27 in
68.6 × 68.6 cm
$9,850
Location
New York , Las Vegas, San Francisco , New Orleans , Dallas, Costa Mesa , La Jolla , Maui, Schaumburg
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Martin Lawrence Galleries
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This mixed media graphic by Takashi Murakami is a limited edition of 300 printed in 2004.

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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, ‘Blackbeard’, 2004, Martin Lawrence Galleries
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About the work
Martin Lawrence Galleries
New York , Las Vegas, +7 more

This mixed media graphic by Takashi Murakami is a limited edition of 300 printed in 2004.

Medium
Print
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Martin Lawrence Galleries
Price ranges of medium-sized prints by Takashi Murakami
Learn more
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$7,000+
This work
$0
$7,350+
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.”

Blackbeard, 2004

Offset lithograph
27 × 27 in
68.6 × 68.6 cm
$9,850
Location
New York , Las Vegas, San Francisco , New Orleans , Dallas, Costa Mesa , La Jolla , Maui, Schaumburg
Have a question? Visit our help center.
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