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Takashi Murakami, ‘DOB In Pure White Robe (Navy and Vermilion)’, 2013, Dope! Gallery
Takashi Murakami, ‘DOB In Pure White Robe (Navy and Vermilion)’, 2013, Dope! Gallery
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DOB In Pure White Robe (Navy and Vermilion), 2013

Paper
19 7/10 × 19 7/10 in
50 × 50 cm
Edition of 300
This is part of a limited edition set.
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Dope! Gallery

2013
Offset lithograph with cold foil stamp and high gloss varnishing on UV paper hand signed by …

2013
Offset lithograph with cold foil stamp and high gloss varnishing on UV paper hand signed by Takashi Murakami
Edition of 300
50 x 50 cm
Edition Kaikai Kiki (come with its original packaging)

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Kaikai Kiki
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, ‘DOB In Pure White Robe (Navy and Vermilion)’, 2013, Dope! Gallery
Takashi Murakami, ‘DOB In Pure White Robe (Navy and Vermilion)’, 2013, Dope! Gallery
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About the work
Provenance
Dope! Gallery

2013
Offset lithograph with cold foil stamp and high gloss varnishing on UV paper hand signed by …

2013
Offset lithograph with cold foil stamp and high gloss varnishing on UV paper hand signed by Takashi Murakami
Edition of 300
50 x 50 cm
Edition Kaikai Kiki (come with its original packaging)

Medium
Print
Signature
Signed
Publisher
Kaikai Kiki
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.”

DOB In Pure White Robe (Navy and Vermilion), 2013

Paper
19 7/10 × 19 7/10 in
50 × 50 cm
Edition of 300
This is part of a limited edition set.
Sold
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