KAWS, ‘COMPANION (ORIGINAL FAKE)’, 2006, Phillips
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KAWS

COMPANION (ORIGINAL FAKE), 2006

Painted cast vinyl
14 3/5 × 6 1/2 × 4 1/2 in
37 × 16.5 × 11.5 cm
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Phillips

Executed in 2006, this work is from an open edition.

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Stamped with the artist's name and date '© KAWS..06' on the underside of the figure's left foot; further stamped with the date and …
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, ‘COMPANION (ORIGINAL FAKE)’, 2006, Phillips
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About the work
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Phillips

Executed in 2006, this work is from an open edition.

Medium
Sculpture
Signature
Stamped with the artist's name and date '© KAWS..06' on the underside of the figure's left foot; further stamped with the date and …
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

COMPANION (ORIGINAL FAKE), 2006

Painted cast vinyl
14 3/5 × 6 1/2 × 4 1/2 in
37 × 16.5 × 11.5 cm
Bidding closed
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