Takashi Murakami, ‘KAIKAI OVERSIZED PLUSH DOLL WHITE ’, 2019, Other, Plush, Dope! Gallery
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Takashi Murakami

KAIKAI OVERSIZED PLUSH DOLL WHITE , 2019

Plush
50 × 16 1/10 in
127 × 41 cm
.
£5,900
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About the work
Dope! Gallery

2019

Plush Doll

Limited Edition of 40/ Kaikai Kiki Co

Size details Vertical: 127 cm (50”)

Length: …

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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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About the work
Dope! Gallery

2019

Plush Doll

Limited Edition of 40/ Kaikai Kiki Co

Size details Vertical: 127 cm (50”)

Length: 88 cm (34.64”)

Width: 41 cm (16.14”)

Medium
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

KAIKAI OVERSIZED PLUSH DOLL WHITE , 2019

Plush
50 × 16 1/10 in
127 × 41 cm
.
£5,900
Have a question? Visit our help center.
Want to sell a work by this artist? Consign with Artsy.
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