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Yoshitomo Nara

L’Angel est Tombée, 1987

Acrylic on board
28 7/10 × 20 1/2 in
73 × 52 cm
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In this lot, a fallen angel stands alone in an expanse of dark water. It is a …

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From the Catalogue:
In this lot, a fallen angel stands alone in an expanse of dark water. It is a young, gender-ambiguous child with tawny hair, wide eyes and a cryptic smile. Melancholic blue ripples emerge as it wades into the foreground, a once brilliant halo held behind its back like a redundant prop. In this early …

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Titled, '"L’Angel est Tombée"'; further signed, titled and dated '"L’Angel est Tombée" Yoshitomo NARA 1987' on the reverse
Yoshitomo Nara
Japanese, b. 1959
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Influenced by elements of popular culture such as anime, manga, Walt Disney cartoons, and punk …

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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 …

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About the work
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From the Catalogue:
In this lot, a fallen angel stands alone in an expanse of dark water. It is a …

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From the Catalogue:
In this lot, a fallen angel stands alone in an expanse of dark water. It is a young, gender-ambiguous child with tawny hair, wide eyes and a cryptic smile. Melancholic blue ripples emerge as it wades into the foreground, a once brilliant halo held behind its back like a redundant prop. In this early …

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Signature
Titled, '"L’Angel est Tombée"'; further signed, titled and dated '"L’Angel est Tombée" Yoshitomo NARA 1987' on the reverse
Yoshitomo Nara
Japanese, b. 1959
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Influenced by elements of popular culture such as anime, manga, Walt Disney cartoons, and punk …

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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 …

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Yoshitomo Nara

L’Angel est Tombée, 1987

Acrylic on board
28 7/10 × 20 1/2 in
73 × 52 cm
Bidding closed
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