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KAWS

UNTITLED, 2002

Acrylic on canvas with plastic packaging
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P
Phillips

Package: 25.8 x 19 cm. (10 1/8 x 7 1/2 in.)
Canvas: 15.2 x 12.8 cm. (5 7/8 x 5 in.)

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Package: 25.8 x 19 cm. (10 1/8 x 7 1/2 in.)
Canvas: 15.2 x 12.8 cm. (5 7/8 x 5 in.)

From the Catalogue:
“Do you know that series of package paintings that I did? That was because I saw that these guys in Japan were collecting toys. I had friends that were spending $3,000 on a Star Wars prototype figure. They weren’t …

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Signed and dated 'KAWS..02' on the reverse
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
Exhibition history
Provenance
P
Phillips

Package: 25.8 x 19 cm. (10 1/8 x 7 1/2 in.)
Canvas: 15.2 x 12.8 cm. (5 7/8 x 5 in.)

From the …

Read more

Package: 25.8 x 19 cm. (10 1/8 x 7 1/2 in.)
Canvas: 15.2 x 12.8 cm. (5 7/8 x 5 in.)

From the Catalogue:
“Do you know that series of package paintings that I did? That was because I saw that these guys in Japan were collecting toys. I had friends that were spending $3,000 on a Star Wars prototype figure. They weren’t …

Read more
Medium
Painting
Signature
Signed and dated 'KAWS..02' on the reverse
KAWS
American, b. 1974
Follow

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

UNTITLED, 2002

Acrylic on canvas with plastic packaging
Bidding closed
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