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Takashi Murakami (Japanese, b.1962)
LOT ID: 80113
Tan Tan Bo, 2003

Offset lithograph, in colors on paper
26 х 39.4 in. (66.04 x 100.08 cm.)
Signed, numbered front of print.
Print/Casting Year 2003
Edition 66 of 300
Foundry/Publisher Kaikai Kiki Co. Ltd, Japan.
Lot description
"Tan Tan Bo" (2003) is an exciting large-scale offset lithograph in colors by Contemporary Japanese artist, Takashi Murakami. This print is edition 66/300, in excellent condition, measures 26 x 39.4 in. (66 x 100 cm) and is custom framed to larger dimensions (Framed dimensions listed above are approximate).

Takashi Murakami (Japan, b 1962), originally coined the term “Superflat”, a post-modern style describing both the aesthetic and conceptual characteristics of the Japanese art today, denying any deep spacial depth. Considered the Warhol of Japan for his fame and factory-style art production at KaiKai KiKi Co, Takashi Murakami is classically trained in historic ‘Nihon-ga’ style at the Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music (BFA, MFA, and Ph.D).

Among his extensive exhibitions, some notable examples include a major retrospective which toured from the Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art to the Brooklyn Museum, and the Museum of Modern Art in Frankfurt, Germany as well as the Guggenheim in Bilbao (2008-09). He also has had solo shows at the Museum of Modern Art, Doha, Qatar: "Ego"(2012); Gagosian Gallery, London (2011) and the Palace of Versailles in France (2010).
Selected Museum Collections:
Museum of Modern Art (New York, NY)
Museum of Contemporary Art (Los Angeles, CA)
Museum of Contemporary Art (Tokyo, Japan)
Center for Curatorial Studies Museum, Bard College (NY, NY)
Museum of Fine Arts (Boston, MA)
Pinchuk Art Centre (Kiev, Ukraine)
Samsung Museum of Art (Seoul, Korea)
Queensland Museum (Brisbane, Australia)
Tan Tan Bo by Takashi Murakami
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