KAWS, ‘Paper Smile’, 2012, Tate Ward Auctions
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KAWS

Paper Smile, 2012

Screen print in colours on paper
28 7/10 × 23 1/5 in
73 × 59 cm
Edition of 100
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Tate Ward Auctions

signed, dated and numbered from an edition of 100 in pencil, published by High Museum Of Art …

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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, ‘Paper Smile’, 2012, Tate Ward Auctions
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signed, dated and numbered from an edition of 100 in pencil, published by High Museum Of Art Atlanta; 73 x 59cm inc frame

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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

Paper Smile, 2012

Screen print in colours on paper
28 7/10 × 23 1/5 in
73 × 59 cm
Edition of 100
Bidding closed
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