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KAWS

PASS THE BLAME, 2013

Acrylic on canvas
120 × 196 × 1 3/4 in
304.8 × 497.8 × 4.4 cm
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Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth
Fort Worth
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Private Collection, New York

Private Collection, New York

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Painting
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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.

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About the work
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Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth
Fort Worth
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Private Collection, New York

Private Collection, New York

Medium
Painting
Image rights
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

PASS THE BLAME, 2013

Acrylic on canvas
120 × 196 × 1 3/4 in
304.8 × 497.8 × 4.4 cm
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