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Event Date16 March 10:00 AM EDT | Live auction 19824

Japanese and Korean Art

New York
Japanese and Korean Art

Sale Overview

The Japanese and Korean Art sale features, among its diverse selections, prints and paintings by ukiyo-e masters such as Kitagawa Utamaro and Utagawa Hiroshige, including an important Katsushika Hokusai painting and prints; rare Heian Period Kannon sculpture; modern and contemporary art by Shinoda Toko, Inoue Yuichi and Kato Gizan; selections of lacquer works, metalworks, screens and important Korean Works of Art.

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16 Mar 10:00 AM (EDT) Lots 1-259

Our specialist’s selection

Brought to you by

Takaaki Murakami

Takaaki Murakami

Vice President, Specialist and Head of Department | Japanese Art

Appointed Head of Department in 2019 with over 15 years of experience in art connoisseurship, business development and auction management, Mr. Murakami has been instrumental in reinforcing Christie’s leadership in the global performance of Japanese and Korean art. <br><br> From sourcing and research to catalogue and exhibition production, from marketing and client strategy to post sales management, Mr. Murakami's depth of knowledge and leadership across the sales process has expanded the department's global reach and market shares over the last 5 years. His achievements also include the management and sale of multiple prestigious private collections including the Robert Hatfield Ellsworth Collection and the Irving Collection; advocating for the inclusion of new artists and genres; launching the department’s first online sale, and successfully promoting Japanese and Korean art during both Asia Week and Classic Week.<br><br> Mr. Murakami was a business liaison in Christie’s Tokyo before relocating to New York as a specialist in 2011, where he became Head of Sales in 2014. His prolific career in Asia and North America enabled him to establish strong relationships with private collectors, museums, and gallery owners around the globe. <br><br> Mr. Murakami holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Sophia University in Tokyo.

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