Takashi Murakami, ‘With the Coming of Spring, the Grass Returns Naturally’, 2013, Print, Offset print with silver, STPI
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Takashi Murakami

With the Coming of Spring, the Grass Returns Naturally, 2013

Offset print with silver
19 7/10 × 19 7/10 in
50 × 50 cm
Edition 81/300
.
SGD $3,000
Location
Singapore
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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, ‘With the Coming of Spring, the Grass Returns Naturally’, 2013, Print, Offset print with silver, STPI
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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

With the Coming of Spring, the Grass Returns Naturally, 2013

Offset print with silver
19 7/10 × 19 7/10 in
50 × 50 cm
Edition 81/300
.
SGD $3,000
Location
Singapore
Have a question? Visit our help center.
Want to sell a work by this artist? Consign with Artsy.
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