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Takashi Murakami, Sakura and Panda, 2020 | Lougher Contemporary

Takashi Murakami, Sakura and Panda, 2020

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Takashi Murakami, Sakura and Panda, 2020

  • Artist: Takashi Murakami
  • Title: Sakura and Panda
  • Year: 2020
  • Medium: Print
  • Technique: Offset print with silver and high gloss varnishing
  • Classification: Limited edition
  • Edition size: 300
  • Size: 71 cm, 28 in Diameter
  • Markings: Signed and numbered on the front
  • Condition: On request
  • Frame: Unframed
  • Other: This work is a recent acquisition and not yet with us. Please enquire for further details about the work and its arrival. 

ABOUT THE WORK:

One of the most acclaimed artists to emerge from postwar Asia, Takashi Murakami—“the Warhol of Japan”—is known for his contemporary Pop synthesis of fine art and popular culture, particularly his use of a boldly graphic and colourful anime and manga cartoon style. Murakami became famous in the 1990;s for his “Superflat” theory and for organizing the paradigmatic exhibition of that title, which linked the origins of contemporary Japanese visual culture to historical Japanese art. His output includes paintings, sculptures, drawings, animations, and collaborations with brands such as Louis Vuitton.

“Japanese people accept that art and commerce will be blended; and in fact, they are surprised by the rigid and pretentious Western hierarchy of “high art’,” Murakami says. “In the West, it certainly is dangerous to blend the two because people will throw all sorts of stones. But that’s okay—I’m ready with my hard hat."

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