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Yoshitomo Nara at LACMA, Los Angeles

By Museum Associates / LACMA

Yoshitomo Nara presents the artist's work spanning over 30 years, including never-before-exhibited sketches and Nara's collection of album covers, reflecting the artist's long-term inspiration from music.

Yoshitomo Nara at LACMA, Los Angeles

Installation photograph, Yoshitomo Nara, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 2020. Art © Yoshitomo Nara. Photo © Museum Associates/LACMA.

Yoshitomo Nara, _Miss Forest (LACMA Version)_, 2020\. Urethane on bronze. Collection of the artist, courtesy of Blum & Poe, Los Angeles/New York/Tokyo, and Pace Gallery. _Yoshitomo Nara_, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 2020\. Art © Yoshitomo Nara. Photo © Museum Associates/LACMA.
Installation photograph, _Yoshitomo Nara_, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 2020\. Art © Yoshitomo Nara. Photo © Museum Associates/LACMA.
Installation photograph, Yoshitomo Nara, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 2020\. Art © Yoshitomo Nara. Photo © Museum Associates/LACMA.
Yoshitomo Nara
Installation photograph, Yoshitomo Nara, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 2020\. Art © Yoshitomo Nara. Photo © Museum Associates/LACMA.
Installation photograph, Yoshitomo Nara, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 2020\. Art © Yoshitomo Nara. Photo © Museum Associates/LACMA.
Yoshitomo Nara, _Miss Forest_ , 2010\. Ceramic decorated with platinum, gold, and silver liquid. Leeum, Samsung Museum of Art, in _Yoshitomo Nara_, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 2020\. Art © Yoshitomo Nara. Photo © Museum Associates/LACMA.
Artist Profile Yoshitomo Nara

Yoshitomo Nara is a leading global contemporary artist whose practice first came to the fore in the context of Japan's influential Pop art movement. He is best known for sculptures, drawing, and paintings of cute children and animals that on closer

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Installation photograph, Yoshitomo Nara, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 2020\. Art © Yoshitomo Nara. Photo © Museum Associates/LACMA.
Installation photograph, Yoshitomo Nara, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 2020\. Art © Yoshitomo Nara. Photo © Museum Associates/LACMA.
Installation photograph, Yoshitomo Nara, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 2020\. Art © Yoshitomo Nara. Photo © Museum Associates/LACMA.
Yoshitomo Nara
Installation photograph, Yoshitomo Nara, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 2020\. Art © Yoshitomo Nara. Photo © Museum Associates/LACMA.
Installation photograph, Yoshitomo Nara, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 2020\. Art © Yoshitomo Nara. Photo © Museum Associates/LACMA.
Installation photograph, Yoshitomo Nara, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 2020\. Art © Yoshitomo Nara. Photo © Museum Associates/LACMA.
Ocula Conversation Yoshitomo Nara By Catherine Shaw, Hong Kong

Basically my approach is that it doesn't matter if there is an audience out there. Even if I knew there would be no one out there to look at my work, I would still make the exact same thing.

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Installation photograph, Yoshitomo Nara, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 2020\. Art © Yoshitomo Nara. Photo © Museum Associates/LACMA.
Installation photograph, Yoshitomo Nara, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 2020\. Art © Yoshitomo Nara. Photo © Museum Associates/LACMA.
Installation photograph, Yoshitomo Nara, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 2020\. Art © Yoshitomo Nara. Photo © Museum Associates/LACMA.
Installation photograph, Yoshitomo Nara, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 2020\. Art © Yoshitomo Nara. Photo © Museum Associates/LACMA.

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