Category: Art Books

KIKU: Exhibition Catalogue for the 1983 / 1984 Andy Warhol Retrospective held At Tokyo's Gendai Hanga Center. Containing An Original Screenprint. Stock code: 12914

Author / Artist:

Warhol, Andy

Publisher:

Tokyo: Gendai Hanga Center. 1984

Description:

First edition. Publisher's grey cloth boards with silver titles to the upper board and spine. No dustwrapper issued. Illustrated in colour and black and white throughout and with an original Kiku flower screenprint, specially created for this production bound in, as issued. Text in Japanese. A superb fine example.

Price:

£2,000.00

Notes:

1500 copies printed. One of the most beautifully produced Warhol exhibition catalogues. In 1982 the artist was approached by the Tokyo Gendai Hanga Center to produce a series of flower paintings. Warhol chose the chrysanthemum or Kiku reflecting its traditional association with the Japanese emperor and Imperial House. The exhibition opened in Tokyo in 1984.