Title: Companionship in the Age of Loneliness (signed and numbered book and print set). A limited-edition art book with accompanying screen print by renowned artist KAWS.This is presented in a stunning grey Wibalin Buckram-bound box with foiled title, and features the following. Both the print and book are signed and numbered 200 out of an edition of 750. I will also include the original receipt as provenance.
The screen print is based on a pencil drawing of GONE. " Printed on Arches Aquarelle 300gsm paper and is 12" x 15 in size. The print is presented in a Wibalin Buckram-bound print wallet and archival-grade print envelope inside the print wallet. Printed in New York under the supervision of the artist, this screen print on Arches Aquarelle 300gsm is based on GONE. An emotional depiction of loss, GONE, 2019, shows KAWSs well-known characters COMPANION and BFF in a pose reminiscent of a classic pietà.
It is among the most powerful of KAWSs sculptural works, which often embody humility, pathos and vulnerability. Whether as a monumental sculpture, vinyl edition, or screen print, the exquisitely rendered and immaculately finished work engages with contemporary issues such as loneliness and celebrates supportiveness in todays increasingly fractured world. KAWS is one of the most prominent and prolific artists of his generation. Working across art, fashion and design, he creates color-filled paintings, murals, large-scale sculptures, street and public art, products, and streetwear. His work is infused with humor and humanity and is deeply tied to our times.
KAWS draws his cast of characters from pop-culture animations to form a distinctive artistic vocabulary. Featuring a new text by Margaret Atwood (The Handmaids Tale), a biographical essay by NGV Senior Curator of Contemporary Art, Dr. Simon Maidment, and more than 200 images, including documentation of the career-survey exhibition KAWS: Companionship in the Age of Loneliness at the National Gallery of Victoria, this publication is a comprehensive overview of the artist's work to date. All sales are final, please. The item "Kaws Signed Gone Print Book Companion NGV Chum Figure BFF Invader Fairey Banksy" is in sale since Wednesday, December 23, 2020.This item is in the category "Art\Art Prints". The seller is "bulkhead72" and is located in Los Angeles, California.
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