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Snow Moon Flower, 2002

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$30,000
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    • Suite of three screenrpints.
    • All works copyright ©Takashi Murakami/Kaikai Kiki Co., Ltd. All rights reserved.
    • The quoted dimensions are for the paper size. The image size is 24" x 24".

    About The Work

    Murakami is well known for his signature cast of recurring characters, including Mr. DOB, who has appeared regularly in his work since 1993. Conceived by the artist as a kind of alter ego or self-portrait, Mr. DOB—whose name is taken from the slang expression "dobojite" (meaning "why?")—is an amalgam of various pop cultural icons, including Mickey Mouse, Sonic the Hedgehog, and Doraemon, a manga character resembling a catlike robot. Meant to be both authentically Japanese and universal in their appeal, Murakami's characters comment on contemporary Japanese culture, society and its place in a globalized world. In this triptych, the flatness of the compositions reflects that of traditional Japanese paintings and prints, depicting miniature versions of Mr. DOB set in a nighttime landscape or racing across patterned fields of flowers and snowflakes.

    About Takashi Murakami

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