KAWS, ‘Unique hand signed Cloud Drawing’, 2010, Alpha 137 Gallery
KAWS, ‘Unique hand signed Cloud Drawing’, 2010, Alpha 137 Gallery

Makes a fantastic gift! This is a unique, original cloud drawing done in silver sharpie over the first front end page of the 127 page hardback monograph, with linen boards and mylar sleeve cover, as issued, titled "KAWS MANS BEST FRIEND", published by Honor Fraser on the occasion of KAWS eponymous exhibition. Boldly signed and dated by KAWS - and personally dedicated to TAKE on the top of the drawing.
KAWS did this original drawing at a special book signing on October 21, 2010 at the OriginalFake Gallery in Tokyo Japan. on the occasion of Rizzoli's 2010 publication of this major KAWS monograph. Makes a terrific gift. In fine condition.

Multidisciplinary artist KAWS was first known for his work as a graffiti artist and his subversive approach to popular imagery on bus shelter and phone booth advertisements.

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Signature: Boldly signed and dated 2010, and dedicated to TAKE at the top of the drawing

Signed by KAWS at a special book signing on October 21, 2010 at OriginalFake Gallery, Japan on the occasion of the publication by Rizzoli of this major monograph on KAWS. (Information sheet about the book signing event will be included with this work.)

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