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Flower Ball (3-D) Autumn 2004; Flowerball sexual Violet No.1 (3D); and Right There, The Breadth of the Human Heart, 2013

Three offset lithographs in colors, on smooth wove paper, the full sheets
27 4/5 in diameter
70.5 cm diameter
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About the work
P
Phillips

All sheets: 27 3/4 in. (70.5 cm)
All framed

No reserve

All sheets: 27 3/4 in. (70.5 cm)
All framed

No reserve

Medium
Print
Signature
All signed and numbered 50/300, 50/300 and 118/300 respectively in silver ink
Publisher
Kaikai KiKi Co., Ltd. Tokyo
Image rights
Artworks ©2013 Takashi Murakami/Kaikai Kiki Co. Ltd., All Rights Reserved.
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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About the work
P
Phillips

All sheets: 27 3/4 in. (70.5 cm)
All framed

No reserve

All sheets: 27 3/4 in. (70.5 cm)
All framed

No reserve

Medium
Print
Signature
All signed and numbered 50/300, 50/300 and 118/300 respectively in silver ink
Publisher
Kaikai KiKi Co., Ltd. Tokyo
Image rights
Artworks ©2013 Takashi Murakami/Kaikai Kiki Co. Ltd., All Rights Reserved.
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.”

Flower Ball (3-D) Autumn 2004; Flowerball sexual Violet No.1 (3D); and Right There, The Breadth of the Human Heart, 2013

Three offset lithographs in colors, on smooth wove paper, the full sheets
27 4/5 in diameter
70.5 cm diameter
Bidding closed
Want to sell a work by this artist? Consign with Artsy.
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