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Takashi Murakami

Panda and Panda Cubs, 2015

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Lot 27
Offset lithograph in colors with foil and gloss varnish on smooth wove paper
19.7 x 19.7 in (50.0 x 50.0 cm)
Edition of 300
Signed and numbered on recto


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‘Panda and Panda Cubs’ is a synthesis of many themes and characters favored by Japanese artist, Takashi Murakami. This psychedelic combination incorporates grinning flora, multicolored skulls, and wide-eyed characters inspired by traditional Japanese manga.

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About Takashi Murakami

Takashi Murakami (Japanese, b. 1962) is internationally renowned for his playful negotiation of various artistic styles and traditions. Often combining Nihonga, a 19th-century Japanese painting style, with contemporary manga and Japanese pop culture, Murakami’s work is underpinned by a sharp wit. Drawing on his keen awareness of art history and contemporary visual culture, Murakami engages in a layered evaluation on consumer practices and contemporary life. He coined the term “Superflat” to describe the cultural commentary and aesthetic preferences characteristic of his work and other contemporary Japanese art. Murakami is also the founder and President of the art management corporation, Kaikai Kiki Co., Ltd.