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In 2016, KAWS debuted a new character at the Central Embassy in Bangkok, Thailand: a 26-foot tall, bright blue creature called BFF. Like KAWS’s signature “Companion” figures, BFF has crossed-out eyes, gloved hands, and oversized ears. But BFF’s furry exterior—reminiscent of the woolly texture of Sesame Street’s …

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Stamped by artist's estate, Stamped by Medicom
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BFF
Manufacturer
Medicom
KAWS
American, b. 1974

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.

High auction record
HK$116.0m, Sotheby's, 2019
Blue-chip
Represented by internationally recognized galleries.
Selected exhibitions
2021
Opening of Reflex, theResidence with KAWS, 'Along the Way'Alex Daniels - Reflex Amsterdam
2016
KAWSYorkshire Sculpture Park
KAWS: WHERE THE END STARTSModern Art Museum of Fort Worth
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KAWS
American, b. 1974

BFF blue, 2017

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13 × 5 1/10 × 3 1/10 in
33 × 13 × 8 cm
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In 2016, KAWS debuted a new character at the Central Embassy in Bangkok, Thailand: a 26-foot tall, …

Medium
Condition
Brand new with original packaging
Signature
Stamped by artist's estate, Stamped by Medicom
Certificate of authenticity
Included
Frame
Not included
Series
BFF
Manufacturer
Medicom
KAWS
American, b. 1974

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.

High auction record
HK$116.0m, Sotheby's, 2019
Blue-chip
Represented by internationally recognized galleries.
Selected exhibitions (3)
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