KAWS, ‘KAWS - Signed Monograph’, 2010, Alpha 137 Gallery
KAWS, ‘KAWS - Signed Monograph’, 2010, Alpha 137 Gallery
KAWS, ‘KAWS - Signed Monograph’, 2010, Alpha 137 Gallery

Makes a fantastic gift! Fantastic provenance - KAWS signed it in 2010 at the Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum which published the book in collaboration with Skira Rizzoli. Books like this, with such fine provenance and signed in 2010, without any dedication, are especially scarce. Boldly signed and dated by KAWS on the first front end page of this elegant 263 page 1st Edition hardcover monograph titled "KAWS" by Mónica Ramírez-Montagut. The book has a cloth binding with mylar cover and was published by Rizzoli International Publications, Incorporated · Hardback · 263 pages ·
This book does a survey of the artist's body of work. Multidisciplinary artist KAWS was first known for his work as a graffiti artist and his subversive approach to popular imagery on bus shelter and phone booth advertisements. Makes a terrific gift. In fine condition.

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Signature: Boldly signed and dated '10 by KAWS in silver sharpie on the first front end page of the book. (see photo)

KAWS signed it at the Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum which published the book in collaboration with Skira Rizzoli.

About KAWS

“KAWS” is a graffiti artist, illustrator, painter, sculptor, product designer, and toymaker. His cartoonish style—including his best-known characters with X-ed out eyes—has its roots in his early career as a street artist, when he began replacing advertisements with his own, masterful acrylic paintings in the early 1990s. Since, KAWS has embraced the commercialist spirit of Claes Oldenburg and Takashi Murakami, designing everything from Kanye West album covers to Nike sneakers. Avoiding the distinction between products and art objects, KAWS has shown his work increasingly in galleries and museums over the past decade; some of his most famous images are reimagined versions of pop characters like Mickey Mouse and the Michelin Man.

American, b. 1974, Jersey City, New Jersey, based in Brooklyn, New York