Yoshitomo Nara, ‘Doggy Radio’, 2011, Vernissage
Yoshitomo Nara, ‘Doggy Radio’, 2011, Vernissage
Yoshitomo Nara, ‘Doggy Radio’, 2011, Vernissage
Yoshitomo Nara, ‘Doggy Radio’, 2011, Vernissage
Yoshitomo Nara, ‘Doggy Radio’, 2011, Vernissage
Yoshitomo Nara, ‘Doggy Radio’, 2011, Vernissage

Doggy Radio is a unique project that is a functional sculpture created by Nara and designed jointly between Sayers Studios & H2W. This beautiful limited edition artwork features Nara’s signature white dog, and with the help of a specially placed “belly speaker” created by YAMAHA Lab, this lonesome puppy acts as a functional sound system. With easy access options via Bluetooth, USB or Aux this system easily connects to your music library housed on an iPod, iPhone, iPad or computer.

Doggy Radio can also get AM/FM reception. Simply twist it’s bright red nose in either direction to catch your favorite radio station. To increase or decrease the volume simply stroke the dog under the chin forward or backwards.

Manufacturer: How2Work & Sayers Studios

Pace Prints

About Yoshitomo Nara

Influenced by elements of popular culture such as anime, manga, Walt Disney cartoons, and punk rock, Yoshitomo Nara creates paintings, sculptures, and drawings of adorable-yet-sinister childlike characters. Painted with simple bold lines, primary colors, and set against empty backgrounds, these small children and animals often share the canvas with text, knives, plants, and cardboard boxes, among other recurring elements. As one of the fathers and central figures of the Japanese neo-Pop movement, Nara’s work expresses the struggle to find an identity fractured by war, rapid modernization, and an omnipresent visual culture. Nara’s sculptures, made primarily from fiberglass, and his drawings on postcards, envelopes, and scraps of paper, further this exploration using the same elegance of line and simple palette as his paintings.

Japanese, b. 1959, Hirosaki, Japan

Group Shows

2018
2018
2017
London,
10H TS
2017
New York,
Contemporary Magic
2016
Singapore,
Infinite Diversity
2015
Masters Projects, 
Brooklyn,
Stare Into The Rising Sun (Editions by Contemporary Asian Art Stars)
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