Takashi Murakami, ‘Kyoto Enso (Murakami x Abloh)’, 2018, Lougher Contemporary
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Kyoto Enso (Murakami x Abloh), 2018

Screenprint
18 2/5 × 15 7/10 in
46.8 × 39.8 cm
Edition of 300
This is part of a limited edition set.
£1,000 - 2,500
Location
Bristol
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Lougher Contemporary
Bristol

Takashi Murakami (Japanese, b. 1962) is a Japanese blue chip artist internationally renowned for …

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Takashi Murakami
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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, ‘Kyoto Enso (Murakami x Abloh)’, 2018, Lougher Contemporary
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About the work
Lougher Contemporary
Bristol

Takashi Murakami (Japanese, b. 1962) is a Japanese blue chip artist internationally renowned for his playful negotiation of several styles and traditions. The artist's vibrant, chaotic compositions have become widely recognizable, not only within the field of fine art but also through his collaborations with major …

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Print
Signature
Signed, numbered and dated
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.”

Kyoto Enso (Murakami x Abloh), 2018

Screenprint
18 2/5 × 15 7/10 in
46.8 × 39.8 cm
Edition of 300
This is part of a limited edition set.
£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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