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Murakami Flowers Skateboard Deck, 2017

Screenprint on wood skateboard deck
31 × 8 in
78.7 × 20.3 cm
This is a non-editioned multiple.
$595
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With 12 rounded petals and smiling faces, Takashi Murakami’s flowers are celebrated for their …

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With 12 rounded petals and smiling faces, Takashi Murakami’s flowers are celebrated for their display of joy and innocence. The Japanese artist’s fascination with flowers began when he worked as a school teacher in the 1980s. Every other day, the artist would buy fresh blooms for his students to practice drawing. …

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Lot 180
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Takashi Murakami Flowers Skateboard Deck
A vibrant piece of Takashi Murakami wall art produced as a …

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Takashi Murakami Flowers Skateboard Deck
A vibrant piece of Takashi Murakami wall art produced as a limited series in conjunction with the 2017 Murakami exhibit: The Octopus Eats Its Own Leg, MCA Chicago. This deck is new in its original packaging. A brilliant piece that makes for vibrant one of a kind wall-art that …

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Medium
Print
Condition
New
Signature
Unsigned; artist stamp on verso. , not signed
Certificate of authenticity
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Frame
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Series
N/A
Publisher
MCA Chicago
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Listing images copyright Lot 180 LLC
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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
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With 12 rounded petals and smiling faces, Takashi Murakami’s flowers are celebrated for their …

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With 12 rounded petals and smiling faces, Takashi Murakami’s flowers are celebrated for their display of joy and innocence. The Japanese artist’s fascination with flowers began when he worked as a school teacher in the 1980s. Every other day, the artist would buy fresh blooms for his students to practice drawing. …

Read more
Lot 180
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Takashi Murakami Flowers Skateboard Deck
A vibrant piece of Takashi Murakami wall art produced as a …

Read more

Takashi Murakami Flowers Skateboard Deck
A vibrant piece of Takashi Murakami wall art produced as a limited series in conjunction with the 2017 Murakami exhibit: The Octopus Eats Its Own Leg, MCA Chicago. This deck is new in its original packaging. A brilliant piece that makes for vibrant one of a kind wall-art that …

Read more
Medium
Print
Condition
New
Signature
Unsigned; artist stamp on verso. , not signed
Certificate of authenticity
Not included
Frame
Not included
Series
N/A
Publisher
MCA Chicago
Image rights
Listing images copyright Lot 180 LLC
Price ranges of medium-sized prints by Takashi Murakami
Learn more
Browse works in this category
$300–$600
This work
$0
$6,300+
Takashi Murakami
Japanese, b. 1962
Follow

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.”

Murakami Flowers Skateboard Deck, 2017

Screenprint on wood skateboard deck
31 × 8 in
78.7 × 20.3 cm
This is a non-editioned multiple.
$595
Have a question? Read our FAQ.
Want to sell a work by this artist? Consign with Artsy.
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