KAWS, ‘Keep Moving’, 2012, Phillips
KAWS, ‘Keep Moving’, 2012, Phillips

Left part 198 x 78.2 cm (77 7/8 x 30 3/4 in.)
Right part 189 x 79 cm (74 3/8 x 31 1/8 in.)
Overall dimensions variable

Signature: signed, numbered and dated 'KAWS '12' 1 OF TWO PARTS' on the reverse of left part; further numbered '2 OF TWO PARTS' on the reverse of right part

Hong Kong, Galerie Perrotin, Kaws: The Nature of Need, 16 May 2012 - 30 June 2012 (illustrated on the cover)
Museum of Modern Art Fort Worth; Shanghai, Yuz Museum, Where the End Starts KAWS, 20 October - 28 July 2017, fig. 8, pp. 69, 73, 88 (illustrated)

Perrotin, Hong Kong
Acquired from the above by the present owner

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