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FLOWER CUSHION 60CM Purple & Black , 2018

Polyester and Acrylic
23 3/5 × 23 3/5 in
60 × 60 cm
This is part of a limited edition set.
£450
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Shipping: £10 domestic, £40 rest of world
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FLOWER CUSHION 60CM Purple & Black

FLOWER CUSHION 60CM Purple & Black

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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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FLOWER CUSHION 60CM Purple & Black

FLOWER CUSHION 60CM Purple & Black

Condition
Brand New
Signature
Not signed
Certificate of authenticity
Not included
Frame
Not included
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.”

FLOWER CUSHION 60CM Purple & Black , 2018

Polyester and Acrylic
23 3/5 × 23 3/5 in
60 × 60 cm
This is part of a limited edition set.
£450
Ships from Hong Kong, HK
Shipping: £10 domestic, £40 rest of world
Locked
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