25 Press Releases

Tag: KAWS

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    20th Century & Contemporary Art Day Sale, Afternoon Session

    The afternoon session of the 20th Century & Contemporary Art Day Sale, presented by Phillips, brings to auction over 100 fine art pieces. Featured among these lots is a painting from Damien Hirst's Spin series, inspired by psychedelic imagery. Hirst creates these works by throwing paint at a canvas attached…

    PAULINA OLOWSKA
  • Exhibitions

    The Connor Brothers | I tried to drown my Sorrows

    For the first time in 2020, GALERIE FRANK FLUEGEL will also include works by the British artist duo THE CONNOR BROTHERS in the presentation. The artist duo THE CONNOR BROTHERS are fictional characters who work beyond the canvas, blending truth and artistry to delight and disorient their audience in equal…

    The Connor Brothers I tried to drown my Sorrows-FI
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    Contemporary Art Day: An Online Auction

    Contemporary painter Christopher Wool is known for his black, stenciled artworks on white backgrounds. His works involve a variety of painting techniques, including screen printing and spray-painting aluminum. The upcoming Contemporary Art Day Auction, offered by Sotheby's, presents works by Wool and other blue-chip contemporary artists. Featured is a patterned…

    Contemporary Art Day Auction
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    Urban Art Monthly Online Auction

    Known as a painter, muralist, product designer, and toymaker, KAWS is a noted feature of the 20th-century art world. In 1999, KAWS visited Japan, where he created his signature Companion toy. Following its success, the Companion became a recurring figure in KAWS’ work. The upcoming Urban Art Monthly Online Auction,…

    Takashi Murakami (b. 1962). Hiropon II Bear Solar Citizen (two works), 1998. Polyester plush toy
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    Prints & Multiples Signature Auction

    Roy Lichtenstein was an American Pop artist recognized for his work inspired by comic-strips, recognizable with its primary colors and black outlines. Lichtenstein’s print series titled Reflections sought to imitate illusions in glass and mirrors. The upcoming sale presented by Heritage Auctions showcases Reflections on Crash, a semi-abstract colored lithograph…

    Lee Jaffe (American, b. 1950) Jean-Michel
  • Auction Result

    Rare Lichtenstein Screenprint From Reflection Series Headed to Heritage’s Prints and Multiples Auction

    Andy Warhol, KAWS, Wayne Thiebaud, Pablo Picasso among artists sharing top billing DALLAS, Texas (March 31, 2020) – A lithograph screenprint from Roy Lichtenstein’s popular Reflection series will vie for top-lot honors in Heritage Auctions Prints and Multiples Auction, April 21. The sale will feature artwork by many coveted artists, including Andy Warhol,…

    Rare Lichtenstein Screenprint From Reflection Series Headed to Heritage’s Prints and Multiples Auction
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    Art + Design Part 1

    The upcoming Art + Design Part 1 auction will highlight modern and contemporary artists, from Cleve Gray and Jim Dine to Gertrude Abercrombie and Romare Bearden. Carpets, seating, and lighting from the 1950s to the present can also be found.  American painter Cleve Gray will feature in this Wright auction.…

    KAWS (Brian Donnelly) b. 1974 Together (Two Companions)
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    Urban Art Month-long Online Auction

    The upcoming Urban Art Monthly Auction, offered by Heritage Auctions, is anchored by several works from KAWS. Brian Donelly, known professionally as KAWS, is an American artist and designer. Featured in the sale are several examples of the artist’s signature Companion character. The figure is based on Mickey Mouse, with…

    KAWS (b. 1974) Resting Place Companion (Blac
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    Urban Art Signature Auction - Dallas

    KAWS started his career as a street graffiti artist and later turned to the world of fine art. His expertise lies in paintings, murals, product design, and toy-making. However, the artist’s large-scale sculptures are particularly famous. The upcoming Urban Art Signature Auction, presented by Heritage Auctions, features several works from…

    Mr. Brainwash (b. 1966) Mickey Mouse
  • Galleries

    Mr. Brainwash Opens Museum In Los Angeles | GALERIE FRANK FLUEGEL

    The artist Thierry Guetta, also known as Mr. Brainwash, is temporarily turning the former Paley Center for Media in Beverly Hills, designed by the architect Richard Meier in 1996, into his own museum. The French-born artist, who lives in Los Angeles, sealed a contract this week that allows him to…

    Mr. Brainwash Installation View GALERIE FRANK FLUEGEL
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    Contemporary Art Asia

    Yu Youhan's take on Leonardo da Vinci’s Mona Lisa is a highlight of the upcoming Contemporary Art Asia auction, offered by Christie's. The acrylic on giclée painting is a modified version of da Vinci’s work, with the addition of a pronounced frown and a hat. As a painter, Yu has…

    YU YOUHAN (B. 1943) (1)
  • Auction Industry

    KAWS, Shepard Fairey featured in March 24 Urban Art Sale at Heritage Auctions

    KAWS (b. 1974), NO REPLY, 2015. Ten screenprints in colors on wove paper, in a lipped clamshell portfolio box, 34-7/8 x 22-7/8 inches (88.6 x 58.1 cm) (sheet, each) A.P. 10/20 (aside from an edition of 100) Each signed, numbered, and dated in pencil along lower edge. Published by Pace…

    KAWS (b. 1974), NO REPLY
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    Post-War to Present

    Robert Indiana’s LOVE motif has become ingrained in American culture, recognizable in its simplicity and branding. However, the Pop artist struggled with the legacy he created: “Love bit me. It was a marvelous idea, but it was also a terrible mistake... it became too popular.” Two of Indiana’s LOVE paintings…

    Robert Indiana (1928-2018) LOVE
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    Urban Art: And Then Online Auction

    The upcoming Urban Art online sale offered by Heritage Auctions will examine the meeting point between street art and Superflat art. Takashi Murakami, the Japanese contemporary artist who launched the latter movement, will be particularly highlighted in this event. Several lithographs from his And Then series will be available, as…

    KAWS X BE@RBRICK. Dissected Companion 1000%, 2008.
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    Beautiful Losers Collection Urban Art Monthly Online Auction

    Growing up in Jersey City, Brian Donnelly’s introduction to art was through graffiti rather than museums. He first went "bombing," a graffiti term for tagging multiple public areas, in middle school. Donnelly’s early tags would eventually become his professional name as an artist: KAWS. The upcoming Beautiful Losers Collection, presented…

    Alec Monopoly (b. 1986) Monopoly Money
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    Phillips x Artsy: Wrapped/Unwrapped

    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…

    NICOLAS PARTY
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    Fine Art: Street & Contemporary Online Only Auction

    Popularly known as “The Shadowman,” Richard Hambleton started his career as a graffiti artist alongside a group of confidants and collaborators that included Keith Haring, Jean-Michel Basquiat, and Kenny Scharf. His work includes series such as Mass Murder, Shadow Head Portraits, Marlboro Man, and Shadow Man. He is one of many…

    MISS VAN (FRENCH, 1973)
  • Press Release

    RELEASE | Handbags x Hype featuring a Collection of Supreme Skateboards & Accessories

    FROM Hermès TO HYPE The largest collection of Supreme offered at Christie’s PRESENTED ALONGSIDE LIMITED-EDITION HANDBAGS & ACCESSORIES New York – Christie’s New York announces Handbags X HYPE, featuring a Collection of SUPREME Skateboards & Accessories, which will include the largest selection of Supreme ever offered at Christie’s. The collection of Supreme…

    RELEASE - Handbags x Hype featuring a Collection of Supreme Skateboards & Accessories
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    Prints & Multiples

    John Moran Auctioneers presents the upcoming Prints and Multiples auction, including screenprints, lithographs, silkscreens, and woodcuts. The work of artists such as Andy Warhol, Pablo Picasso, Marc Chagall, and Damien Hirst will be available. Especially highlighted is Warhol’s screenprint titled Kachina Dolls. The toys shown in this piece were originally…

    ANDY WARHOL (1928-1987 AMERICAN)
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    20th Century & Contemporary Art Day Sale Afternoon Session

    George Condo is a contemporary American artist known for his unique style of figurative paintings. Phillips Auction offers the work of George Condo in the Afternoon Session of 20th Century & Contemporary Art Day Sale. The artist’s Surrealist composition depicts a female subject with an elongated neck and her gaze…

    KAWS COMPANION (PASSING THROUGH