Yayoi Kusama, ‘Captive Doll’, 1988, Phillips
Yayoi Kusama, ‘Captive Doll’, 1988, Phillips
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Yayoi Kusama

Lot 118

Captive Doll, 1988

Mixed media
14 1/5 × 8 7/10 × 11 in
36 × 22 × 28 cm
Phillips
Estimated value: HKD $600,000–HKD $800,000
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HKD $480,000
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Executed in 1988, this work is accompanied by a registration card issued by the artist's studio.

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Executed in 1988, this work is accompanied by a registration card issued by the artist's studio.

From the Catalogue:
Captive Doll is an exceedingly rare and sentimental work from the year 1988, produced nearly two decades after Yayoi Kusama returned to her native Japan. Created in plastic and metal, and painted …

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Signature
Signed, titled and dated 'YAYOI KUSAMA 1988 "Captive Doll [in Japanese]"' on the underside
Yayoi Kusama
Japanese, b. 1929
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Avant-garde Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama was an influential figure in the postwar New York art …

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Avant-garde Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama was an influential figure in the postwar New York art scene, staging provocative happenings and exhibiting works such as her “Infinity Nets,” hallucinatory paintings of loops and dots (and physical representations of the idea of infinity). Narcissus Garden, an installation of …

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Yayoi Kusama, ‘Captive Doll’, 1988, Phillips
Yayoi Kusama, ‘Captive Doll’, 1988, Phillips
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About the work
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Phillips

Executed in 1988, this work is accompanied by a registration card issued by the artist's studio.

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Executed in 1988, this work is accompanied by a registration card issued by the artist's studio.

From the Catalogue:
Captive Doll is an exceedingly rare and sentimental work from the year 1988, produced nearly two decades after Yayoi Kusama returned to her native Japan. Created in plastic and metal, and painted …

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Signature
Signed, titled and dated 'YAYOI KUSAMA 1988 "Captive Doll [in Japanese]"' on the underside
Yayoi Kusama
Japanese, b. 1929
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Avant-garde Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama was an influential figure in the postwar New York art …

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Avant-garde Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama was an influential figure in the postwar New York art scene, staging provocative happenings and exhibiting works such as her “Infinity Nets,” hallucinatory paintings of loops and dots (and physical representations of the idea of infinity). Narcissus Garden, an installation of …

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Yayoi Kusama

Lot 118

Captive Doll, 1988

Mixed media
14 1/5 × 8 7/10 × 11 in
36 × 22 × 28 cm
Phillips
Estimated value: HKD $600,000–HKD $800,000
This work has a buyer's premium.
Starting bid
HKD $480,000
Place max bid
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04d  04h  42m  30s
Live May 26, 2:00am
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