Takashi Murakami, ‘I Look Back and There, My Beautiful Memories’, 2013, Print, Four colours offset printing, Lougher Contemporary
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Takashi Murakami

I Look Back and There, My Beautiful Memories, 2013

Four colours offset printing
28 9/10 × 20 9/10 in
73.5 × 53 cm
Edition of 300
.
£1,000 - 2,500
Location
Bristol
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Lougher Contemporary
Bristol

Takashi Murakami (Japanese, b. 1962) is internationally renowned for his playful negotiation of …

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Pristine, no apparent condition issues
Signature
Signed and numbered in silver ink, recto; titled bottom edge, recto
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, ‘I Look Back and There, My Beautiful Memories’, 2013, Print, Four colours offset printing, Lougher Contemporary
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Lougher Contemporary
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Takashi Murakami (Japanese, b. 1962) is internationally renowned for his playful negotiation of various artistic styles and traditions. Often combining Nihonga, a 19th-century Japanese painting style, with contemporary manga and Japanese pop culture, Murakami’s work is underpinned by a sharp wit. Drawing on his keen …

Medium
Condition
Pristine, no apparent condition issues
Signature
Signed and numbered in silver ink, recto; titled bottom edge, recto
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

I Look Back and There, My Beautiful Memories, 2013

Four colours offset printing
28 9/10 × 20 9/10 in
73.5 × 53 cm
Edition of 300
.
£1,000 - 2,500
Location
Bristol
Have a question? Visit our help center.
Want to sell a work by this artist? Consign with Artsy.
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