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A very rare edition by Yoshimoto Nara - a large screen-print on cotton flag, signed and dated by the artist verso and numbered from the edition (stamped), verso. The work has been custom framed and the flag has been stretched over a supporting wooden stretcher. The framed size of the flag is 34.2in x 35in and its unstretched size is 40inx 60.6in.

Yoshimoto Nara was born in 1959 in Hirosaki, Japan and is one of the most famous contemporary artists along with Murakami. He has exhibited extensively in the United States as well as Japan and European countries.
Using a style combining the effect of prints and cartoon imagery, he paints solitary, doll-like children to comment upon the decline of society. The artist views children are metaphors for a world marked with confusion and helplessness about the future. He is also commenting on the psychological repercussions World War II on Japanese society.

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  • Gallery Kiku, Tokyo Private Collection, London
  • Pickup Location: United Kingdom
  • Shipping Dimensions: 40.2 x 41 in. (102.11 x 104.14 cm.)
  • Framed Under: Glass
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