Phillips: Editions and Works on Paper (October 2017) - Phillips
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Phillips

Smallest: 7 1/2 x 4 1/4 x 2 in. (19.1 x 10.8 x 5.1 cm)
Largest: 14 3/4 x 6 1/2 x 2 1/2 in. (37.5 x 16.5 x 6.4 cm)

(Real) Companion and CHUM signed and dated in black or white ink on the underside of the right foot respectively, four with the fabricators stamp on the underside, all with the artist's copyright stamp …

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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 Way'Alex 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

Six Works: (Real) Companion; CHUM; Bendy; Companion (Five Years Later); PUSHEAD; and THE TWINS, 1999-2006

Seven figures, including five cast and painted soft vinyl multiples and two plastic, painted multiples, six contained in their original cardboard or Plexiglas boxes
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Phillips

Smallest: 7 1/2 x 4 1/4 x 2 in. (19.1 x 10.8 x 5.1 cm)
Largest: 14 3/4 x 6 1/2 x 2 1/2 in. (37.5 x …

Medium
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)
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