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Jellyfish Eyes-White 5; and Acupuncture Painting "Opening Wide, Squeezing Tight" - Smell of Blood (Squeezing Tight), 2006

Two offset lithographs in colors, on smooth wove paper, the full sheets
Editions 234, 170 of 300
This is part of a limited edition set.
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Both sheets: 19 5/8 x 19 5/8 in. (49.8 x 49.8 cm)

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This Lot is to be Sold with No Reserve

Both sheets: 19 5/8 x 19 5/8 in. (49.8 x 49.8 cm)

Both signed, dated and numbered 234/300 and 170/300 in silver or black ink, published by Kaikai Kiki Co., Ltd., Tokyo, both framed.

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Artworks ©2006 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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Phillips

This Lot is to be Sold with No Reserve

Both sheets: 19 5/8 x 19 5/8 in. (49.8 x 49.8 cm)

Both …

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This Lot is to be Sold with No Reserve

Both sheets: 19 5/8 x 19 5/8 in. (49.8 x 49.8 cm)

Both signed, dated and numbered 234/300 and 170/300 in silver or black ink, published by Kaikai Kiki Co., Ltd., Tokyo, both framed.

Medium
Print
Image rights
Artworks ©2006 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.”

Jellyfish Eyes-White 5; and Acupuncture Painting "Opening Wide, Squeezing Tight" - Smell of Blood (Squeezing Tight), 2006

Two offset lithographs in colors, on smooth wove paper, the full sheets
Editions 234, 170 of 300
This is part of a limited edition set.
Bidding closed
Want to sell a work by this artist? Consign with Artsy.
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