'Peace Girl' by Yoshitomo Nara, 2020
Skateboard deck by The Skateroom.
8 x 31 Inches
Silkscreen print on 7-ply Canadian Maple hardwood skateboard deck.
Timed Edition (Sold Out).
Signed in the deck by the artist.
New in shrink wrap with original signed COA, fabric carrying case and original label.
All of my prints have been stored flat in archival binders in a smoke-free environment since original purchase. All are in Very Good-Excellent original condition unless otherwise noted.
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ABOUT THE ART
Standing on top of the most infamous dictator of the 20th century, why does ☮ girl have a kind of malicious look on her face? The more you think about the formation of peace, the more complicated it seems to become...
Influenced by elements of popular culture such as anime, manga, Walt Disney cartoons, and punk rock, Yoshitomo Nara creates paintings, sculptures, and drawings of adorable-yet-sinister childlike characters. Painted with simple bold lines, primary colors, and set against empty backgrounds, these small children and animals often share the canvas with text, knives, plants, and cardboard boxes, among other recurring elements.
As one of the fathers and central figures of the Japanese neo-Pop movement, Nara’s work expresses the struggle to find an identity fractured by war, rapid modernization, and an omnipresent visual culture. Nara’s sculptures, made primarily from fiberglass, and his drawings on postcards, envelopes, and scraps of paper, further this exploration using the same elegance of line and simple palette as his paintings.
- Yoshitomo Nara
- Title of artwork
- 'Peace Girl'
- Silkscreen/Serigraph, Skateboard Deck
- Plate signed
- Timed (Sold Out)
- Image size
- 20.3×78.7 cm
- Sold with frame