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Wood Hand, 2016

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Lot 13
7.2 x 5.1 in (18.3 x 13.0 cm)
Limited Edition
De-bossed text with artist's name, exhibition title, and date on underside of base


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Created as an invitation to the opening reception of KAWS's new exhibit in Giswil, Switzerland, this work was produced after two large-scale wooden sculptures of his iconic Companion that were on view at More Gallery during Art Basel 2016 in Guswil. Here, KAWS’ classic figure’s cartoon glove hand marked with "X" has been rendered in wood.

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About KAWS

Considered one of the most relevant artists of his generation, KAWS (American, b. 1974) is the pseudonym of Brooklyn-based artist Brian Donnelly. World renowned for his ability to engage audiences outside of museums and galleries, KAWS straddles the line between fine art and global commerce, producing hard-edge paintings, murals, large-scale sculptures, street art, and designed collectibles. A former illustrator at Disney, KAWS regularly draws influence from iconic pop culture characters, infusing them with his own signature style to create bold and playful figures that explore notions of humanity. As seen in his collaborations with global brands, his imagery possesses a sophisticated humor and reveals a thoughtful interplay with consumer products. His work has been exhibited worldwide, and is highly sought after by collectors both inside and outside the art world.