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Kansei: Like the River's Flow

$9,850
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Diameter: 31.5" x 31.5"

offset print with cold stamp and high gloss varnish

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About the Work
About the Artist

About the Work

This Murakami print is based on the artist’s 2008/2009 Chrysanthemums series, which were described in Daily DuJour (Art & Cultural Exchange) this way:
“Among the paintings in the exhibition are Murakami’s new Chrysanthemums series of tondos (circular-format paintings), which refer to the 17th-century Japanese artist Ogata Kōrin whose white chrysanthemum motifs left a profound impression on Murakami. The flowers stand out on gold or platinum-leaf backgrounds in the purest Japanese tradition. The precious materials and format create a delicate contrast with the fragility of the ethereal plants. Murakami also pays tribute to another influential artist, Andy Warhol, in a series of tondos featuring candy-colored flowers on gold or platinum backgrounds.”

Like Murakami, Ogata Kōrin is famed for his bold designs but he also is known for his striking contrasts on gold backgrounds. He defied tradition and developed a very original style, expressed in spare and simple highly idealized forms, and with absolute disregard for realism and convention. Murakami pays tribute to this artist’s style and sensibility by incorporating Kōrin thematic elements like the flowing river of gold (or red) into his own unique style.

“Kansei” is one of Ogata Korin’s aliases (as well as referring to “effective engineering” as mentioned before).

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