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Takashi Murakami (Japanese, b.1962)
LOT ID: 78138
Hypha Will Cover the World, Litttle by Little, 2009

Offset lithograph
29.5 х 51 in. (74.93 x 129.54 cm.)
Signed, and numbered
Print/Casting Year 2009
Edition of 300
Lot description
Takashi Murakami
Hypha Will Cover the World, Litttle by Little
Signed and numbered, offset Lithograph
29.5in x 51in

Considered the Warhol of Japan, Takashi Murakami (b. 1963) is a prolific contemporary Japanese artist who works in both fine arts media, such as painting, as well as digital and commercial media. Having been classically trained in the historic ‘Nihon-ga’ style, Murakami's talent lies in his ability to blend traditional Japanese painting with that of contemporary pop culture. Often pushing the boundaries between what is considered high and low art, Takashi Murakami incorporates popular themes from pop culture, media, and cartoon animation into anything from his "Superflat" paintings to his enormous sculptures. He also brands his own art to create marketable commercial goods including figurines, apparel, and even key chains. Murakami's work is exhibited internationally and is included in the collections of the Museum of Modern Art (New York, NY), the Museum of Contemporary Art (Los Angeles, CA), and the Museum of Contemporary Art (Tokyo, Japan).
Hypha Will Cover the World, Litttle by Little by Takashi Murakami
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