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EHC Fine Art Gallery Auction

Extremely rare KAWS x A Bathing Ape limited edition pillow with a stamped signature. Produced in collaboration with legendary Japanese street culture brand A Bathing Ape in 2001, very early in KAWS' career. From a small edition of only 100, this screenprint on cotton is listed in his Rizzoli book alongside his …

Medium
Signature
Stamped signature en verso
Manufacturer
A Bathing Ape
KAWS
American, b. 1974

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.

High auction record
HK$116.0m, Sotheby's, 2019
Blue chip
Represented by internationally recognized galleries.
Selected exhibitions
2021
Opening of Reflex, theResidence with KAWS, Along the WayAlex Daniels - Reflex Amsterdam
2016
KAWSYorkshire Sculpture Park
KAWS: WHERE THE END STARTSModern Art Museum of Fort Worth
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KAWS
American, b. 1974

Limited Edition Bathing Ape cotton Pillow, 2001

Screenprint on sewn cotton with polyester fill
12 × 7 in
30.5 × 17.8 cm
Edition of 100
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EHC Fine Art Gallery Auction

Extremely rare KAWS x A Bathing Ape limited edition pillow with a stamped signature. Produced in …

Medium
Signature
Stamped signature en verso
Manufacturer
A Bathing Ape
KAWS
American, b. 1974

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.

High auction record
HK$116.0m, Sotheby's, 2019
Blue chip
Represented by internationally recognized galleries.
Selected exhibitions (3)
Other works by KAWS
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