KAWS is a graffiti artist, illustrator, painter, sculptor, product designer, and toymaker. His cartoonish style—including his best-known characters with X-ed out eyes—has its roots in his early career as a street artist, when he began replacing advertisements with his own, masterful acrylic paintings in the early 1990s. For this figurine, KAWS teamed up with the artist, Pushead. As with all his characters, KAWS brands the "Pushead Companion" with his trademark "X" to replace the character's wide eyes. The collaborative design draws on Pushead’s hardcore punk and heavy metal aesthetic, by using metallic finishes and incorporating an aggressive expression.
This is one of a large number of KAWS 'toys' currently available, all of which are sold in the original packaging and are guaranteed authentic (beware fakes/ bootlegs on the market). Further images are available on request. Please do not hesitate to contact the gallery with any questions.
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