TAKASHI MURAKAMI | FLOWER MATANGO (A)
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.
Galerie Perrotin, Paris
Acquired by the present owner from the above in 2016
Exh. Cat., Los Angeles, The Museum of Contemporary Art (and travelling), © Murakami, 2007, pp. 254 - 255, illustrated in color (Flower Matango (B)), 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) (the present work), and p. 303 (text)
Exh. Cat., Château de Versailles, Murakami Versailles, 2010, pp. 100-111, illustrated in color (in installation at the Château de Versailles) and pp. 202-203, illustrated in color (in progress in the artist's studio) (Flower Matango (C))
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) (Flower Matango (B))
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