Yoshitomo Nara - 20th Century & Contemporary Art Day Sale London Friday, March 3, 2023 | Phillips
  • “In the end, all forms of expression are ways for me to make myself visible from the outside. To me, they are all equal and the same; I think the differences in media are what other people see of me, while some people may see it as the same category.”
    —Yoshimoto Nara

    • Provenance

      Gallery Zero, Osaka
      Acquired from the above by the present owner

    • Literature

      Yoshitomo Nara, Takashi Murakami, Banana Yoshimoto, Hiroshi Sugito and Midori Matsui, Yoshitomo Nara: The Complete Works Volume II, San Francisco, 2011, no. D-1998-234, p. 356 (illustrated, p. 135)



coloured pencil on paper
22.8 x 15.2 cm (8 7/8 x 5 7/8 in.)
Executed in 1998.

Full Cataloguing

£40,000 - 60,000 

Sold for £41,910

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20th Century & Contemporary Art Day Sale

London Auction 3 March 2023