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Takashi Murakami (Japanese, b.1962)
LOT ID: 75695
Jellyfish Eyes (Round), 2002

Screenprint
21.75 х 21.75 in. (55.24 x 55.24 cm.)
Signed, and numbered
Print/Casting Year 2002
Edition of 250
Foundry/Publisher Kai KiKi Co., Ltd.
Lot description
Offset lithograph on wove paper, numbered and dated on printed label affixed to reverse of frame, from the edition of 250. Published by Kaikai Kiki Co., Ltd., Tokyo. Each example signed in the form of a hand-drawn signature 'eye' by the artist, in black pen (this example, signed twice).

Presented in artist-designed circular frame in painted white wood. (Frame size: 26in in diameter).

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).
Jellyfish Eyes (Round) by Takashi Murakami
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