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Hiro Ando (Japanese, b.1973)
LOT ID: 96548
Pandasan (Blue Klein Panda), 2011

Other Synthetic Materials, Resin and polychrome pigments with plexiglass box.
21.6 х 19.6 х 15.7 in. (54.86 x 49.78 x 39.88 cm.)
Signed, numbered, dated base of sculpture. Accompanied by a signed certificate of Authenticity as issued by 'Crazy Noodles', the studio of the Artist.
Print/Casting Year 2011
Edition of 8
Lot description
"Pandasan (Blue Klein Panda)" is a stunning "velvet-blue pigment" covered resin sculpture in the round by acclaimed Japanese Pop artist, Hiro Ando, that is an homage to Yves Klein's famous patented blue pigment known as "YKB", as the title underscores. This most sought-after work by Ando is from an edition of just 8, in excellent condition and issued with protective plexiglass box that measures 23.62 x 21.62 x 17.72 inches (59.99 x 54.91 x 45 cm). Sculpture dimensions are approx 21.60 x 19.60 x 15.70 inches (55 cm). Accompanied by a signed Certificate of Authenticity as issued by 'Crazy Noodles', the studio of the Artist (please see an example of the Studio Certificate of Authenticity in images). Ships from France.
The sculpture and paintings of celebrated artists Hiro Ando are the meeting point between the ancient Japanese Meiji era and the Manga generation; Shogun in the Land of Pokemon. Ando's sculptures conflate traditional Japanese figures like "Hello Kitty", the Panda, The Samurai and the Sumo Wrestler in exciting ways, creating a fresh dialogue between traditional past and present cultures, between East and West.
Pandasan (Blue Klein Panda) by Hiro Ando
  • Pandasan (Blue Klein Panda) by Hiro Ando
  • Pandasan (Blue Klein Panda) by Hiro Ando
  • Pandasan (Blue Klein Panda) by Hiro Ando
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