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    Sale 2707

    Asian Contemporary Art (Day Sale)

    25 May 2009, Hong Kong

  • Lot 1045

    TAKASHI MURAKAMI; BOME; BOME X TAKASHI MURAKAMI

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    TAKASHI MURAKAMI; BOME; BOME X TAKASHI MURAKAMI
    Takashi Murakami (b. 1962); BOME (b. 1961)
    Miss Ko2 artist proofs (& April fool); Asuka Langley; Red Rope (2001); Doves and Hawks (2001); Melting DOB (2008); Guru Guru (2008); & Brain (2008)
    dated and numbered '08 185/300'; '08 191/300'; '01 126/300' (lower right); signed, dated and numbered 'TAKASHI 01 48/300'; 'TAKASHI 01 25/300' in English (lower right); inscribed 'GAINAX KAIYODO' in English; dated '2000' (on stand of Asuka figure)
    Miss Ko2 (Project Ko2): model building kit with acrylic paint, poster and cotton t-shirt;
    Asuka Langley: cold cast plaster; acrylic paint;
    Takashi Murakami prints: five offset lithographs
    Miss ko2: (tshirt) 19 x 20.7 cm (7 1/2 x 8 1/8 in.); (body of figure) 47 x 11 x 13.8 cm. (18 1/2 x 4 1/4 x 5 1/2 in.); (head of figure): 17 x 11 x 7.5 cm. (6 5/8 x 4 1/4 x 3 in.). Murakami prints: 68.5 x 82 cm. (27 x 32 1/4 in.) ; 67 x 67 cm. (26 x 26 in.
    Miss Ko2 project (& April fool): artist proofs edition 17/200;
    Murakami posters: 191/300; 126/300; 185/300; 25/300
    Executed in 2000, 2001 & 2008 (7)


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    Provenance

    Private Collection, Japan


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that Asuka Langley is a work solely by BOME
    Please note that Miss Ko2 Artist's Proofs (& April Fool)is a piece solely by Takashi Murakami and not as stated in the catalogue, a collaborative piece between BOME and Takashi Murakami.
    Please note the correct title for Brain should be Initiate the speed of cerebral synapse at free will.