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KAWS

KAWS Seeing/Watching keychain (KAWS plush), 2018

Plush figurine affixed to keychain
5 9/10 × 1 1/2 in
15 × 3.8 cm
This is a non-editioned multiple.
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Provenance

Brian Donnelly, better known as KAWS, spent the first year of his career as an animator for Disney. …

Brian Donnelly, better known as KAWS, spent the first year of his career as an animator for Disney. After leaving in 1997, KAWS took inspiration from the company’s signature cartoon, Mickey Mouse, to create his own set of characters that he named “Companions.” With gloved hands and X’s for eyes, “Companions” first …

Lot 180

KAWS Seeing/Watching Plush Keychain 2018
New in its original packaging. Released in conjunction with …

KAWS Seeing/Watching Plush Keychain 2018
New in its original packaging. Released in conjunction with the installation of the KAWS Seeing/Watching sculpture in Hunan, China. These mini plush figurines feature the well known Companion and BFF arm-in-arm, and comes with KAWS issued tags. The keychain comes in at just …

Medium
Sculpture
Condition
New.
Signature
KAWS tags included.
Certificate of authenticity
Not included
Frame
Not included
Series
KAWS Seeing/Watching
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, ‘KAWS Seeing/Watching keychain (KAWS plush)’, 2018, Lot 180
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About the work
Provenance

Brian Donnelly, better known as KAWS, spent the first year of his career as an animator for Disney. …

Brian Donnelly, better known as KAWS, spent the first year of his career as an animator for Disney. After leaving in 1997, KAWS took inspiration from the company’s signature cartoon, Mickey Mouse, to create his own set of characters that he named “Companions.” With gloved hands and X’s for eyes, “Companions” first …

Lot 180

KAWS Seeing/Watching Plush Keychain 2018
New in its original packaging. Released in conjunction with …

KAWS Seeing/Watching Plush Keychain 2018
New in its original packaging. Released in conjunction with the installation of the KAWS Seeing/Watching sculpture in Hunan, China. These mini plush figurines feature the well known Companion and BFF arm-in-arm, and comes with KAWS issued tags. The keychain comes in at just …

Medium
Sculpture
Condition
New.
Signature
KAWS tags included.
Certificate of authenticity
Not included
Frame
Not included
Series
KAWS Seeing/Watching
KAWS
American, b. 1974
Follow

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

KAWS Seeing/Watching keychain (KAWS plush), 2018

Plush figurine affixed to keychain
5 9/10 × 1 1/2 in
15 × 3.8 cm
This is a non-editioned multiple.
Sold
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