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Untitled (Canary Yellow And Black Butterfly 830)

Color offset lithograph on wove paper
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D
Doyle

2008-2010

Sheet: 27 3/4 x 22 inches; 705 x 559 mm.

published by KaiKai Kiki Co., Ltd., Japan, the …

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2008-2010

Sheet: 27 3/4 x 22 inches; 705 x 559 mm.

published by KaiKai Kiki Co., Ltd., Japan, the full sheet, unframed.

Medium
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Signature
Signed by both artists in felt-tip pen (silver and black, respectively)
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
D
Doyle

2008-2010

Sheet: 27 3/4 x 22 inches; 705 x 559 mm.

published by KaiKai Kiki Co., Ltd., Japan, the …

Read more

2008-2010

Sheet: 27 3/4 x 22 inches; 705 x 559 mm.

published by KaiKai Kiki Co., Ltd., Japan, the full sheet, unframed.

Medium
Print
Signature
Signed by both artists in felt-tip pen (silver and black, respectively)
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.”

Untitled (Canary Yellow And Black Butterfly 830)

Color offset lithograph on wove paper
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