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Takashi Murakami, ‘Oval (Peter Norton Christmas Project)’, 2000, Phillips
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Oval (Peter Norton Christmas Project), 2000

Polychrome plastic multiple containing a mini CD
10 1/5 × 7 1/5 × 7 1/2 in
26 × 18.4 × 19.1 cm
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From the edition of 2000, published by Peter Norton Family Christmas Project, Santa Monica.

From the edition of 2000, published by Peter Norton Family Christmas Project, Santa Monica.

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Design/Decorative Art
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Artwork ©2000 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.”

Takashi Murakami, ‘Oval (Peter Norton Christmas Project)’, 2000, Phillips
Takashi Murakami, ‘Oval (Peter Norton Christmas Project)’, 2000, Phillips
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About the work
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From the edition of 2000, published by Peter Norton Family Christmas Project, Santa Monica.

From the edition of 2000, published by Peter Norton Family Christmas Project, Santa Monica.

Medium
Design/Decorative Art
Image rights
Artwork ©2000 Takashi Murakami/Kaikai Kiki Co., Ltd., All Rights Reserved.
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.”

Oval (Peter Norton Christmas Project), 2000

Polychrome plastic multiple containing a mini CD
10 1/5 × 7 1/5 × 7 1/2 in
26 × 18.4 × 19.1 cm
Bidding closed
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