4 Foot Companion, 2007

Cast Vinyl (Stamped and Dated with Copyright)
With original box
From an edition of 100
50 × 22 × 14 inches (127 × 56 × 35.6 cm.)
Very Good
Private Collection
New York
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KAWS, the pseudonymous artist and designer Brian Donnelly, is celebrated for his unique fusion of pop culture references, graffiti aesthetics, and a distinctive cast of characters. In 2007, KAWS introduced the monumental artwork "4-foot Companion," which has since become an iconic symbol of his creative vision. Standing at an impressive four feet in height, this sculpture showcases KAWS's ability to bridge the gap between street art and fine art. The "Companion" figure, with its skull and crossbones head, X-ed out eyes, and distinctive gloved hands, has become an instantly recognizable symbol in contemporary art.

"4-foot Companion" exemplifies KAWS's ability to imbue his characters with a sense of both whimsy and melancholy. The figure's signature crossed-out eyes suggest a sense of anonymity and introspection, even in the midst of the vibrant and playful visual language that characterizes much of KAWS's work. The oversized scale of this sculpture magnifies the impact of his character, inviting viewers to engage with it on a monumental level. KAWS's ability to merge urban art sensibilities with a deep understanding of form and scale is evident in "4-foot Companion," making it a standout piece that continues to captivate art enthusiasts around the world.

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