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TOYOTA

Toyota Municipal Museum of Art

Yoshitomo Nara

For Better or Worse, Works 1987-2017

YOSHITOMO NARARomantic Catastrophe,

1988, Acrylic and colored pencil on canvas, 117 x 91 cm.

Courtesy Yoshitomo Nara Studio, Tokyo.

If we consider the title of Yoshitomo Nara’s first major retrospective exhibition in Japan, “For Better or Worse,” as part of a vow, then what was the artist’s pledge? The answer lay in the mammoth show’s roughly 100 works—a “studio,” a room of drawings, two sculptures, a whimsical house made in collaboration with design team graf and…

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