Ulala Imai - Let Loose: Online Auction Hong Kong Thursday, June 29, 2023 | Phillips
  • Provenance

    Union Pacific, London
    Acquired from the above by the present owner

  • Artist Biography

    Ulala Imai

    Ulala Imai (b. 1982) was born in Kanagawa, Japan and currently lives and works in Tokyo. Her canvases are typically still life, showing familial life as well as well known imagery from popular culture. Though the objects she paints are personal to her upbringing and her own memories, they are relatable and nostalgic to the viewer as well.

    Imai is a graduate of Tama Art University, Tokyo. Her recent solo exhibitions include Lulu, Mexico City (2021); Parco Museum, Tokyo (2021); Nonaka-Hill, Los Angeles (2021); Uncle Brother, New York (2021); Union Pacific, London (2020); Oil Gallery, Tokyo (2020); Tokyo Opera City Gallery, Tokyo (2020); and XYZ Collective, Tokyo (2019).

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signed, titled and dated '2017 "AVOCADO" ulala Imai' on the reverse
oil on canvas
work 22.2 x 27.2 cm. (8 3/4 x 10 3/4 in.)
frame 24.4 x 29.7 cm. (9 5/8 x 11 3/4 in.)

Painted in 2017.

HK$80,000 - 120,000 

Sold for HK$165,100

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Let Loose: Online Auction

29 June - 6 July 2023