Why is KAWS expensive?
There is obviously a market for KAWS figures and artwork due to their presence in pop culture and the hype from celebrity collectors. Additionally, the more expensive pieces from KAWS are limited editions from his many collaborations with brands like Dior.
How much is a KAWS statue worth?
According to the 2019 Artnet Intelligence Report, his average sale price nearly doubled from US$42,272 to US$82,063 (approx. S$110,740.74) in 2017. His toys, likewise, are still very much in demand. As of 2020, the most expensive KAWS figurine had an average está saliendo price of US$26,481 (approx.
What is so special about KAWS?
KAWS’s work is influenced by pop culture
Be it the Japanese phenomenon, Hello Kitty or the American long-running educational children’s television series Sesame Street, the KAWS collaboration has produced the most compelling pieces of artwork in the form of figurines and paintings.
How old is Brian Donnelly?
48 years (Nove) Kaws / Age
Are KAWS valuable?
Expect to spend anywhere from $1000 to $50,000 on a KAWS print.
Do KAWS figures hold value?
Created in limited quantities, KAWS figures tend to sell out instantly and end up on the resale market for multiple times their original price.
How much does KAWS art cost?
Numerous key galleries and museums such as Pace Prints, 26th Street have featured KAWS’s work in the past. KAWS’s work has been offered at auction multiple times, with realized prices ranging from 1 USD to 14,773,468 USD, depending on the size and medium of the artwork.
How much is a KAWS Companion statue?
Each KAWS Companion figure will retail for approximately $199 USD and is now available over at Galerie Perrotin’s webstore.
What is the point of KAWS?
A former graffiti artist and skateboarder, Kaws stands up for popular art that is accessible to all. The iconic figures of the world of cinema and television are his main sources of inspiration. Taken over, doctored and transformed, they become figurations of the consequences of today’s society.
What makes KAWS unique?
The artist is known for subverting iconic cartoon heroes and in doing so he demonstrates his interest in the characters’ universal educacional value, reinforcing the idea that he makes no distinction between concepts of ‘high’ and ‘low’ art.
What is the hype around KAWS?
It’s all about demand, the more demand grows for Kaws as an artist and his figures, the higher the value of his work will go. Brian’s artwork is usually valued much higher than his figures, because Kaws figures are much more accessible compared to Kaws traditional artwork.