KAWS, ‘Ankle Bracelet’, 2017, Print, Silkscreen in colors on paper, Heritage Auctions
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KAWS

Ankle Bracelet, 2017

Silkscreen in colors on paper
58 × 58 in
147.3 × 147.3 cm
Edition 25/50
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Published by Pace Prints, New York KAWS blends his trademark cartoon characters—here, the …

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KAWS
American, b. 1974
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KAWS is a multi-faceted artist straddling the worlds of art and design in his prolific body of work that ranges from paintings, murals, and large-scale sculptures to product design and toy-making. His iconic “XX” signature has its roots in the beginning of his career as a street artist in the 1990s, when he began altering found advertisements by incorporating his own masterful paintings. Evoking the sensibilities of Pop artists like Andy Warhol and Claes Oldenburg, KAWS possesses a sophisticated humor and thoughtful interplay with consumer products and collaborations with global brands. He often draws inspiration and appropriates from popular culture animations to form a unique artistic vocabulary and influential cast of hybrid cartoon and human characters.

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Published by Pace Prints, New York KAWS blends his trademark cartoon characters—here, the work's outline is that of the silent-film era's Felix the Cat—with abstract patterns. He mashes up what is semi-legible—multicolored teeth in a manic grin—with what is open to interpretation, such as the high-keyed …

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Signed, numbered, and dated in pencil lower right
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KAWS
American, b. 1974
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KAWS is a multi-faceted artist straddling the worlds of art and design in his prolific body of work that ranges from paintings, murals, and large-scale sculptures to product design and toy-making. His iconic “XX” signature has its roots in the beginning of his career as a street artist in the 1990s, when he began altering found advertisements by incorporating his own masterful paintings. Evoking the sensibilities of Pop artists like Andy Warhol and Claes Oldenburg, KAWS possesses a sophisticated humor and thoughtful interplay with consumer products and collaborations with global brands. He often draws inspiration and appropriates from popular culture animations to form a unique artistic vocabulary and influential cast of hybrid cartoon and human characters.

KAWS

Ankle Bracelet, 2017

Silkscreen in colors on paper
58 × 58 in
147.3 × 147.3 cm
Edition 25/50
Bidding closed
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