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Yoshitomo Nara

Shinning Doggy (Black And White, Set Of Two), 2015

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Each 2.75" Tall

Each 2.75" Tall

Medium
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Each stamped 2015 Y. Nara
Yoshitomo Nara
Japanese, b. 1959
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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 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.

Yoshitomo Nara, ‘Shinning Doggy (Black And White, Set Of Two)’, 2015, Doyle
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About the work
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Doyle

Each 2.75" Tall

Each 2.75" Tall

Medium
Design/Decorative Art
Signature
Each stamped 2015 Y. Nara
Yoshitomo Nara
Japanese, b. 1959
Follow

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.

Yoshitomo Nara

Shinning Doggy (Black And White, Set Of Two), 2015

Plastic Cast
This is part of a limited edition set.
Bidding closed
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