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Takashi Murakami, ‘Hold Me Tight!; Space Show; Flowerball Multicolor; Awakening; Flowerball: Bright Red; and Flowerball: Koi/Red-crowned Crane Vermilion’, 2014-2017, Phillips
Takashi Murakami, ‘Hold Me Tight!; Space Show; Flowerball Multicolor; Awakening; Flowerball: Bright Red; and Flowerball: Koi/Red-crowned Crane Vermilion’, 2014-2017, Phillips
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Hold Me Tight!; Space Show; Flowerball Multicolor; Awakening; Flowerball: Bright Red; and Flowerball: Koi/Red-crowned Crane Vermilion, 2014-2017

Six offset lithographs in colours, on smooth wove paper, the full sheets.
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THIS LOT IS SOLD WITH NO RESERVE
Property Subject to VAT Section 4 (5%, see Conditions of Sale for further information)

All sheets: 71 cm (27 7/8 in.) diameter

All signed and numbered variously from the edition of 300 in silver ink, published by Kaikai Kiki Co., Ltd., Tokyo, all framed.

Artworks ©2014, 2016 and 2017 …

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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.”

Takashi Murakami, ‘Hold Me Tight!; Space Show; Flowerball Multicolor; Awakening; Flowerball: Bright Red; and Flowerball: Koi/Red-crowned Crane Vermilion’, 2014-2017, Phillips
Takashi Murakami, ‘Hold Me Tight!; Space Show; Flowerball Multicolor; Awakening; Flowerball: Bright Red; and Flowerball: Koi/Red-crowned Crane Vermilion’, 2014-2017, Phillips
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About the work
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Phillips

THIS LOT IS SOLD WITH NO RESERVE
Property Subject to VAT Section 4 (5%, see Conditions of Sale for …

THIS LOT IS SOLD WITH NO RESERVE
Property Subject to VAT Section 4 (5%, see Conditions of Sale for further information)

All sheets: 71 cm (27 7/8 in.) diameter

All signed and numbered variously from the edition of 300 in silver ink, published by Kaikai Kiki Co., Ltd., Tokyo, all framed.

Artworks ©2014, 2016 and 2017 …

Medium
Print
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.”

Hold Me Tight!; Space Show; Flowerball Multicolor; Awakening; Flowerball: Bright Red; and Flowerball: Koi/Red-crowned Crane Vermilion, 2014-2017

Six offset lithographs in colours, on smooth wove paper, the full sheets.
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