Contemporary Art

How Memories Come Alive in Yoshitomo Nara’s Favorite Painting | Sotheby’s

Hong Kong | 5 April

I Want to See the Bright Lights Tonight, Yoshitomo Nara’s personal favourite, stands is a defining masterpiece. This museum-quality painting captures the essence of memory, evoking a universal feeling of being transported back to a time and place, much like how music triggers the nostalgic past. The present painting is a culmination of Nara’s career to date, epitomizing the unparalleled emotionality and sincerity that situates Nara as Japan’s most internationally-acclaimed living artist.

Celine is the presenting partner of Sotheby’s Modern and Contemporary Evening Auction in Hong Kong.

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