ED ： 100
Sheet size ： 500×500mm
Image size ： 406×373mm
The signature photo is a sample.
It's numbered and signed like this
'A Panda Cub Hugging a Ball of Flowers' combines scenes and imagery that recur throughout Takashi Murakami’s oeuvre. The grinning, sharp-clawed Panda cub hugging a ball of rainbow flowers, perhaps Murakami's single most recognizable motif.
'Takashi Murakami: An Arrow through History' recently had simultaneous presentations spanning two of Gagosian's New York galleries from 5/21 - 6/25/2022.
In addition, 'Takashi Murakami: Stepping on the Tail of a Rainbow' was recently on view at The Broad, Los Angeles, CA, 5/22 - 9/25/2022.
Takashi Murakami was born in 1962 in Tokyo, where he lives and works. Collections include 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa, Japan; Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL; Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, CA; and Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY.
Recent institutional exhibitions include Murakami Versailles, Château de Versailles, France (2010); Murakami: The 500 Arhats, Mori Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan (2015); Murakami by Murakami, Astrup Fearnley Museet, Oslo, Norway (2017); The Deep End of the Universe, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY; Under the Radiation Falls, Garage Museum of Contemporary Art, Moscow, Russia (2017); The Octopus Eats Its Own Leg, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL (2017, traveled to Vancouver Art Gallery, Canada, and Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, TX, in 2018).
Murakami is the founder of Kaikai Kiki Co. Ltd., an art production and art management corporation, which both produces his work and functions as a supportive environment for emerging artists.