Two Works: (i) Champagne Supernova: Blue; (ii) Champagne Supernova: Multicolour + Pink and White Stripes

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  • Description

    Please note that this lot is a property of a private individual.

  • Provenance

    KaiKai Kiki, Tokyo
    Acquired from the above by the present owne

  • Artist Bio

    Takashi Murakami

    Japanese • 1962

    Takashi Murakami is best known for his contemporary combination of fine art and pop culture. He uses recognizable iconography like Mickey Mouse and cartoonish flowers and infuses it with Japanese culture. The result is a boldly colorful body of work that takes the shape of paintings, sculptures and animations.

    In the 1990s, Murakami founded the Superflat movement in an attempt to expose the "shallow emptiness of Japanese consumer culture." The artist plays on the familiar aesthetic of mangas, Japanese-language comics, to render works that appear democratic and accessible, all the while denouncing the universality and unspecificity of consumer goods. True to form, Murakami has done collaborations with numerous brands and celebrities including Kanye West, Louis Vuitton, Pharrell Williams and Google.

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Two Works: (i) Champagne Supernova: Blue; (ii) Champagne Supernova: Multicolour + Pink and White Stripes

2013
(i) signed and numbered 'TM 160/200' lower right; further titled with artist's copyright ' "Champagne Supernova: Blue" ©2013 Takashi Murakami/Kaikai Kiki Co., Ltd. All Rights Reserved.' printed along the bottom edge
(ii) signed and numbered 'TM 160/200' lower right; further titled with artist's copyright ' "Champagne Supernova: Multicolor + Pink and White Stripes" ©2013 Takashi Murakami/Kaikai Kiki Co., Ltd. All Rights Reserved.' printed along the bottom edge

screenprints in colours with cold stamped silver foil on smooth wove paper
each 73.5 x 53 cm. (28 7/8 x 20 7/8 in.)
Executed in 2013, each work is number 160 from an edition of 300.

Estimate
HK$10,000 - 15,000 
€1,200-1,700
$1,300-1,900

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Online Auction 9-18 October 2019