Yoshitomo Nara – "Too young to Die" Ashtray.
SIZE: 10 in x 1.25 in h / 25.4cm x 3.175cm
EDITION SIZE: Unlimited
CONDITION- NEW IN BOX
The image is from a painting entitled Too Young To Die, 2001, acrylic on cotton, mounted on fiber reinforced plastics. Diameter 180 × 26 cm deep. The painting was included in an exhibition entitled 'I Don't Mind, If You Forget Me' at the Yokohama Museum of Art in September 2001.
Yoshitomo Nara was born in Aomori, Japan in 1959. Nara is a part of a generation of young Japanese artists whose works are informed by Japanese popular culture, primarily manga (comics) and television animation. Recently his work has been included in the following group exhibitions: 'Contemporary Drawings: Eight Propositions,' MoMA QNS, Queens, New York, Superflat at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles,Art/Domestic: Temperature of the Time at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, 1999,and The Manga Age at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, 1998. Nara has had one-person exhibitions at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago, The Santa Monica Museum, and the Yokohama Museum of Art