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Takashi Murakami, ‘Plush Flowerball’, 2008, Phillips
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Plush Flowerball, 2008

Polyester and cotton spherical multiple in colours with acrylic boa and polyurethane.
15 7/10 in diameter
40 cm diameter
Edition 55/200 + 5AP
This is part of a limited edition set.
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Phillips

Property Subject to VAT Section 4 (5%; see Conditions of Sale for further information)

Property Subject to VAT Section 4 (5%; see Conditions of Sale for further information)

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Design/Decorative Art
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Numbered 055/200 (printed) on a tag affixed to the work and stamp-numbered on the accompanying Certificate of Authenticity (there were also …
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Artwork ©2008 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, ‘Plush Flowerball’, 2008, Phillips
Takashi Murakami, ‘Plush Flowerball’, 2008, Phillips
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About the work
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Property Subject to VAT Section 4 (5%; see Conditions of Sale for further information)

Property Subject to VAT Section 4 (5%; see Conditions of Sale for further information)

Medium
Design/Decorative Art
Signature
Numbered 055/200 (printed) on a tag affixed to the work and stamp-numbered on the accompanying Certificate of Authenticity (there were also …
Image rights
Artwork ©2008 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.”

Plush Flowerball, 2008

Polyester and cotton spherical multiple in colours with acrylic boa and polyurethane.
15 7/10 in diameter
40 cm diameter
Edition 55/200 + 5AP
This is part of a limited edition set.
Bidding closed
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