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TAKASHI MURAKAMI | FLOWER MATANGO (A)

Estimate:

1,200,000

to
- 1,800,000 USD

TAKASHI MURAKAMI | FLOWER MATANGO (A)

TAKASHI MURAKAMI | FLOWER MATANGO (A)

Estimate:

1,200,000

to
- 1,800,000 USD

Lot sold:

1,400,000

USD

TAKASHI MURAKAMI

b.1962

FLOWER MATANGO (A) 


oil paint, acrylic, Fiberglass and iron

216 ½ by 118 ⅛ by 98 ½ in. 550 by 300 by 250 cm.

Executed in 2001-2006, this work is unique. 

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Galerie Perrotin, Paris

Private Collection

Acquired by the present owner from the above in 2016

Exh. Cat., Paris, Fondation Cartier pour l'art contemporain (and travelling), Kaikai Kiki: Takashi Murakami, 2002 (Flower Matango (B)

Exh. Cat., Los Angeles, The Museum of Contemporary Art (and travelling), © Murakami, 2007, pp. 254 - 255, illustrated in color, pp. 256-257, illustrated in color (installed in the exhibition Kaikai Kiki: Takashi Murakami at the Fondation Cartier pour l'art contemporain, Paris in 2002) and p. 303 (text) (Flower Matango (B))

Exh. Cat., Chicago, Museum of Contemporary Art (and travelling), Takashi Murakami: The Octopus Eats Its Own Leg, 2017, p. 28, illustrated in color (installed in the exhibition © Murakami at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles in 2007) (example unknown)

Paris, Fondation Cartier pour l'art contemporain; and London, Serpentine Gallery, Takashi Murakami: Kaikai Kiki, June 2002 - January 2003 

Derbyshire, Chatsworth House, Beyond Limits: Sotheby's at Chatsworth, September - October 2011