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KAWS

KAWS x NGV Companion Magnet (Set of 3), 2019

Magnet
3 9/10 × 2 in
10 × 5 cm
This is an editioned multiple.
HKD $320
location
Kennedy Town, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon
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KAWS x NGV
Publisher
National Gallery of Victoria, Australia
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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About the work
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Frame
Not included
Series
KAWS x NGV
Publisher
National Gallery of Victoria, Australia
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 x NGV Companion Magnet (Set of 3), 2019

Magnet
3 9/10 × 2 in
10 × 5 cm
This is an editioned multiple.
HKD $320
location
Kennedy Town, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon
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