May 23, 2019 - Sale 2510

Sale 2510 - Lot 244

Price Realized: $ 9,375
Show Hammer Price?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 8,000 - $ 12,000
TADANORI YOKOO (1936- ) [BALLAD TO AN AMPUTATED LITTLE FINGER.] 1967.
40x28 inches, 101 1/2x71 cm. Yakuza Shobo.
Condition A / A-: minor creases and abrasions at edges; hand-signed by the artist in pen. Silkscreen. Paper. Framed.
Yokoo created this poster for a book, as an homage to actor Ken Takakura, famous for "Yakuza" or gangster movies, in which members often cut off part of their little finger to show their loyalty. Modern Pos
ter 277, Yokoo / Veyrier p. 7, Yokoo / 100 Posters 22, Yokoo 381. MoMA 81.1972....