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DOB Splash (walkman), 1999

Acrylic on canvas on board
47 1/2 × 35 1/2 in
120.7 × 90.2 cm
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From the Catalogue: Equal parts playful and critical, cute and menacing, Takashi Murakami’s DOB …

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From the Catalogue: Equal parts playful and critical, cute and menacing, Takashi Murakami’s DOB Splash (walkman), 1999, is an astute reflection of the artist’s ongoing exploration of Japanese culture. Murakami first created his recurring motif, Mr. DOB, in 1992 as a kind of self-portrait – an alter ego inspired by …

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Signed, inscribed and dated "Director Yoshikazu Hirata staff. Mr. Takahiro Inamori Takashi '99" on the reverse
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 …

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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” …

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From the Catalogue: Equal parts playful and critical, cute and menacing, Takashi Murakami’s DOB …

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From the Catalogue: Equal parts playful and critical, cute and menacing, Takashi Murakami’s DOB Splash (walkman), 1999, is an astute reflection of the artist’s ongoing exploration of Japanese culture. Murakami first created his recurring motif, Mr. DOB, in 1992 as a kind of self-portrait – an alter ego inspired by …

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Signature
Signed, inscribed and dated "Director Yoshikazu Hirata staff. Mr. Takahiro Inamori Takashi '99" on the reverse
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 …

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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” …

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DOB Splash (walkman), 1999

Acrylic on canvas on board
47 1/2 × 35 1/2 in
120.7 × 90.2 cm
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