Yoshitomo Nara is one of the most important living Japanese artists and his work speaks volumes in the Pop movement. Nice to See You Again, 1996 embodies the very best of Pop Art and carries with it these sensations of revenge and of threat.
Nara often uses children as a symbol, here is have a single heroine figure set against a vast expanse of periwinkle blue, to reveal our rebellious nature within. In this episode of Expert Voices, Lucius Elliot takes Sotheby’s through Nara’s process of inner discovery and explains why his art is so relevant today.
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