The work of illustrator Brian Donnelly, also known as KAWS, involves the use of X’s in the place of eyes, the nose, and ears of popular cartoon characters like Mickey Mouse and SpongeBob. Offered in the upcoming auction by Phillips is a Pinocchio figurine with ‘x’-ed out eyes, a representation of Donnelly’s first vinyl toy.
American street artist Shepard Fairey became popular for his Barack Obama “Hope” poster used in the 2008 presidential election campaign. Ali (2), a stencil impression and mixed media collage on canvas by Fairey, celebrates the legendary boxer, Muhammad Ali. Fairey describes Ali as a great influencer and admires his contribution to the world apart from sports.
British contemporary visual artist Marc Quinn learns ‘what it is to be human in the world today’ with the use of different materials and subjects. The auction highlights Character Head 1, a lead sculpture made of bread affixed on a steel support by Marc Quinn. Multiple paintings, sculptures, and prints are also a part of the auction. Explore the full listings and register to bid online on Phillips.
Lot Categories:Decorative Arts, Fine Arts (77)
# of Lots:77
Price Range:$300 - $35,000
Interesting lots include:
|Item Image||Item Name||Estimate|
|Pinocchio figurine by Kaws||
|Ali (2) stencil impression and mixed media collage on canvas by Shepard Fairey||
|Untitled polyurethane resin, oil and acrylic paint and MDF by Erick Swenson||
|Character Head 1 sculpture by Marc Quinn||
|Maps acrylic on cast bronze by Scott Myles||
- Decorative Arts
- Fine Art
- "Hope" poster
- Brian Donnelly
- Erick Swenson
- Marc Quinn
- Muhammad Ali
- Scott Myles
- Shepard Fairey
Exceptional Antiquities, Asian, Ethnographic
The Achaemenid Persian Empire, founded by Cyrus the Great in 550 BCE, is often regarded as...
Americana & International - Session 1
John Rubens Smith was a famous painter and printmaker well known for his American landscape paintings....