Edition of 300
Created in 2004
50 x 50 cm.
All Takashi Murakami prints are hand signed and numbered
Murakami’s “Jellyfish Eyes Black 4” references Japanese kaijū (monster) movies from the 1950s. It evokes the anxiety that pervades such films, echoing the fear once faced by Japan with respect to radiation, pollution, and isolation. Of these films Murakami has said, “When society is less anxious, few people are interested in monster movies. But when people are scared, monsters are back in business. […] Monsters don’t heal the viewer so much as give voice to their inner fears.”