Every week we curate notable art releases by diverse artists, studios, and art platforms across the globe. Listed items typically encompass limited edition artworks, books, collectible figures and more. We hope these pieces will add visual interest to your space and elevate your aesthetic sensibilities.
For this week’s installment: the MoMA Design Store celebrates KAWS’ major exhibition at the National Gallery of Victoria with a collection of merchandise, Banksy’s former art dealer Steve Lazarides releases new homeware, prints and books on an online shop called Laz Emporium, Grimes joins eBay and Maccarone Los Angeles for aseries of curated art drops that benefit non-profit organization Carbon180, AllRightsReserved enlists Ryan Travis Christian for an ashtray-inspired sculpture called ASHPAN FOR SPLIFFS, ETC., and Hauser & Wirth drops a limited edition print by Mike Kelley inspired by the fictional city of Kandor.
KAWS and MoMA Design Store Merch Collection
Moma Design Store
Release Date: Available on MoMA Design Store’s web store
Release Price: From $10 USD
The MoMA Design Store revealed a new collection of KAWS-themed pieces to commemorate the “KAWS: Companionship in the Age of Loneliness” exhibition at the National Gallery of Victoria. The capsule references some of the artists’ most loved characters, transforming them into an array of postcards, magnets and pins. Highlights of the collection include three sets of magnets depicting BFF in different colors, sets of postcards featuring notable KAWS artworks and key chains coming in the form of the artist’s heart motif.
Laz Emporium Banksy Merchandise
Release Date: Available on Laz Emporium’s website
Release Price: From £25 (approx. $32 USD)
British publisher and Banksy’s former art dealer, Steve Lazarides, has launched a new online shop called Laz Emporium dedicated to purveying a range of merchandise spanning homeware, prints, books and more. Stand-out items include the second installment to Lazarides’ recently published book Banksy Captured, anti-racism posters, graffiti-covered trolleys and original artworks such as sketches by renowned French street artist, INVADER. Most of the pieces on sale come from the dealer’s own collection, characterized as works that are “all manner of pop culture artefacts and objets d’anarchy.”
Grimes “A Decade of Grime” Charity Art Prints
Release Date: Available on eBay
Release Price: $750 USD
Grimes is joining eBay and Maccarone Los Angeles for an exclusive series of curated art drops collectively called “A Decade of Grimes.” The three separate drops will feature new fashion designs, prints, album art and apparel, as well as a coloring book comprised of 16 original drawings by Grimes and an AI-generated poem. The first release includes six digital limited edition prints that embody each of Grimes’ albums, while the last drop will feature special edition prints bearing “failed album covers.” All of the proceeds will benefit climate-focused non-profit organization Carbon180.
Ryan Travis Christian and AllRightsReserved ASHPAN FOR SPLIFFS, ETC. Sculpture
Release Date: Available September 17 at 11 p.m. EDT on DDT’s web store
Release Price: $900 USD
AllRightsReserved has recruited Ryan Travis Christian for its latest “MEET PROJECT” installment, which allows artists to realize their two-dimensional artwork as a sculpture. Specializing in charcoal renderings, Christian transforms his illustrative birds into a bronze creation. Dubbed ASHPAN FOR SPLIFFS, ETC., the sculpture stands just over 5 inches tall, with a weighty ashtray-inspired base grounding the dark graphite-colored bird in its place. The collaborative sculpture is available in an edition of 250.
Mike Kelley Untitled (from the Kandors series) Print
Hauser & Wirth
Release Date: Available on Hauser & Wirth’s website
Release Price: $1,500 USD
Hauser & Wirth has just released a new limited edition print by artist Mike Kelley, titled Untitled (from the Kandors series). The otherworldly work, which takes its name from Superman’s birth-city, depicts the city of Kandor contained under a red bell jar against a background of colorful forms. Kelley utilized lenticular printing techniques in order to create an illusion of three-dimensionality within the image. The print measures 30 by 21 inches and arrives in an edition of 200.
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