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Takashi Murakami, ‘Parallel Universe; Spiral; Hands Clasped; and Another Dimension Brushing Against Your Hand’, 2014 and 2015, Phillips
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Parallel Universe; Spiral; Hands Clasped; and Another Dimension Brushing Against Your Hand, 2014 and 2015

Four offset lithographs in colors, on smooth wove paper, the full sheets
25 7/10 × 34 1/10 in
65.4 × 86.7 cm
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Two sheets: 26 3/4 x 26 3/4 in. (67.9 x 67.9 cm)
Two sheets: …

This Lot is to be Sold with No Reserve

Two sheets: 26 3/4 x 26 3/4 in. (67.9 x 67.9 cm)
Two sheets: 25 3/4 x 34 1/8 in. (65.4 x 86.7 cm)

All signed and numbered 116/300, 113/300, 53/300 and 50/300 in black ink respectively, published by Kaikai Kiki Co., Ltd., Tokyo, both framed.

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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.”

Takashi Murakami, ‘Parallel Universe; Spiral; Hands Clasped; and Another Dimension Brushing Against Your Hand’, 2014 and 2015, Phillips
Takashi Murakami, ‘Parallel Universe; Spiral; Hands Clasped; and Another Dimension Brushing Against Your Hand’, 2014 and 2015, Phillips
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About the work
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Phillips

This Lot is to be Sold with No Reserve

Two sheets: 26 3/4 x 26 3/4 in. (67.9 x 67.9 cm)
Two sheets: …

This Lot is to be Sold with No Reserve

Two sheets: 26 3/4 x 26 3/4 in. (67.9 x 67.9 cm)
Two sheets: 25 3/4 x 34 1/8 in. (65.4 x 86.7 cm)

All signed and numbered 116/300, 113/300, 53/300 and 50/300 in black ink respectively, published by Kaikai Kiki Co., Ltd., Tokyo, both framed.

Medium
Print
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.”

Parallel Universe; Spiral; Hands Clasped; and Another Dimension Brushing Against Your Hand, 2014 and 2015

Four offset lithographs in colors, on smooth wove paper, the full sheets
25 7/10 × 34 1/10 in
65.4 × 86.7 cm
Bidding closed
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