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DOB-kun , 2019

Vinyl
9 × 7 × 4 in
22.9 × 17.8 × 10.2 cm
This is a non-editioned multiple.
$1,000
Ships from Hollywood, FL, US
Shipping: $35 domestic, $75 rest of world
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Hollywood
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End to End Gallery
Hollywood
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The most celebrated character among artist Takashi Murakami’s extensive and influential work, …

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The most celebrated character among artist Takashi Murakami’s extensive and influential work, DOB-kun or Mr. DOB’s playful face is both ever-changing and instantly recognizable. Memorably appearing in his iconic 1996 artwork in MoMA’s collection, 727, Murakami’s Mr. DOB was created with the intent to subvert and …

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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.”

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The most celebrated character among artist Takashi Murakami’s extensive and influential work, …

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The most celebrated character among artist Takashi Murakami’s extensive and influential work, DOB-kun or Mr. DOB’s playful face is both ever-changing and instantly recognizable. Memorably appearing in his iconic 1996 artwork in MoMA’s collection, 727, Murakami’s Mr. DOB was created with the intent to subvert and …

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Medium
Sculpture
Condition
Excellent Condition
Signature
Sticker label
Certificate of authenticity
Not included
Frame
Not included
Price ranges of small sculptures by Takashi Murakami
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Browse works in this category
$1,000–$1,500
This work
$0
$10,500+
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.”

DOB-kun , 2019

Vinyl
9 × 7 × 4 in
22.9 × 17.8 × 10.2 cm
This is a non-editioned multiple.
$1,000
Ships from Hollywood, FL, US
Shipping: $35 domestic, $75 rest of world
location
Hollywood
Locked
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