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Yoshitomo Nara

Lot 66095

Sleepless Night (Sitting), 2007

Mixed Media Sculpture
11 × 6 3/4 × 5 7/8 in
27.9 × 17.1 × 14.9 cm
Edition 293/300
Heritage Auctions
Estimated value: $40,000–$60,000
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A certificate signed by the artist and the original wooden box accompany this lot. Sleepless… is …

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A certificate signed by the artist and the original wooden box accompany this lot. Sleepless… is deceptive. Yoshitomo Nara’s mixed-media sculpture first appears small, even cute, but its restless expression soon unsettles. Nara shows a child wearing onesie pajamas and a light frown. His floppy ears should suggest …

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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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A certificate signed by the artist and the original wooden box accompany this lot. Sleepless… is …

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A certificate signed by the artist and the original wooden box accompany this lot. Sleepless… is deceptive. Yoshitomo Nara’s mixed-media sculpture first appears small, even cute, but its restless expression soon unsettles. Nara shows a child wearing onesie pajamas and a light frown. His floppy ears should suggest …

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Courtesy of Heritage Auctions
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

Lot 66095

Sleepless Night (Sitting), 2007

Mixed Media Sculpture
11 × 6 3/4 × 5 7/8 in
27.9 × 17.1 × 14.9 cm
Edition 293/300
Heritage Auctions
Estimated value: $40,000–$60,000
This work has a buyer's premium.
Current bid
$30,000
4 bids
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03d  15h  18m  20s
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