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    Art Brokerage: Yoshitomo Nara Japanese Artist: b. 1959. We have clients for original paintings. Born in 1959 in Hirosaki, Japan, Yoshitomo Nara is one of the most influential artists to emerge from Japan during the Pop art movement of the nineties. Yoshitomo Nara's paintings and sculpture of stylized cartoon children and animals evoke a range of memories from childhood, "both sad and fantastic." Since his initial U.S. solo exhibition at Blum & Poe Gallery he has had one-man shows at the Institut fur Moderne Kunst Nurnberg, the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, and the Yokohama Museum of Art. His work was recently included in "Super Flat" at the MOCA Gallery at the Pacific Design Center in West Hollywood and at PS1 Contemporary Art Center in New York. He continues to live and work in Japan. Yoshitomo Nara's work is influenced by Japanese comic books (manga) but he is unique in the contemporary art scene here for bedeviling his typically cute and vulnerable figures with a horror like image. Nara's tapping into horror through the medium of the innocent child is particularly poignant in Japan's controlled society of rigid language and social structures, especially considering recent shockingly violent crimes in Japan involving children as the aggressors. Nara's work really instills the viewer with a juxtaposition of the innocence of children and the evil nature of humanity, or the fall from grace. Nara is also a Pop artist, representing works from his generations youth, and mass producing them for your home. Listings wanted by Art Brokerage.

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Marching on a Butterbur Leaf 2020 Other - Yoshitomo Nara NEW

Yoshitomo Nara

Marching on a Butterbur Leaf 2020

Other: Offset Lithograph, Not Signed, Small Edition, Size Unknown - Not Numbered

Size: 24x18 in  | 61x46 cm
Offset Lithograph
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Untitled Drawing (Angry Girl)  2001 15x12 Drawing - Yoshitomo Nara

Yoshitomo Nara

Untitled Drawing (Angry Girl) 2001 15x12

Drawing: Marker on Paper, Hand Signed

Size: 11x9 in  | 28x22 cm
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Banging the Drum 2020 Limited Edition Print - Yoshitomo Nara

Yoshitomo Nara

Banging the Drum 2020

Limited Edition Print: Offset Lithograph, Not Signed, Small edition, size Unknown, not numbered

Size: 27x17 in  | 69x43 cm
Limited Edition Lithograph $2,500
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