Best Art Drops: James Jean 'Traveler' Print, 'EXOPLANET CANDLE' & MoreIncluding free MoMA holiday cards featuring artworks by KAWS, Yoshitomo Nara, and more.
Every week we spotlight the best art drops by leading artists, galleries, museums and contemporary art platforms across the globe. Listed items normally encompass original artworks, prints, collectible figures, collaborative merchandise and more.
For our latest installment: James Jean launches his new time-limited edition Traveler print, JOYA and Arsham Studio are set to release their EXOPLANET CANDLE, the MoMA Design Store is now giving away 2018 Artist Holiday Cards, and Jean Julien’s Bright Idea Lamp is now available for purchase as an ABS-printed edition to name a few.
Learn more about the art releases below and let us know your favorites. Elsewhere in art, a major Keith Haring retrospective is set to open in the UK.
James Jean Releases New Time-Limited Edition Traveler Print
Release Date: Available now until November 14 at 7:59 a.m. PST
Release Price: $220 USD
James Jean just launched a new special print offering for the 2018 holiday season. Entitled Traveler, the time-limited edition artwork features sculptured and embossed flowers across a unicorn visual. Select portions of the piece are silkscreened with diamond dust. Topping off the execution is the sun graphic glittering in silkscreened gold. Each signed and numbered piece measures 20-1/2 inches tall and 26 inches wide. Priced at $220 USD each, the print is set to release at James Jean’s website for only 24 hours.
JOYA & Arsham Studio to Launch Limited Edition EXOPLANET CANDLE
Release Date: November 16
Release Price: TBC
Brooklyn-based fragrance design studio JOYA and Arsham Studio teamed up on a special edition EXOPLANET CANDLE. The functional art object features a unique scent “that has permeated my exhibitions all over the world,” said Arsham. Limited to 500 units, the candle is set to launch this November 16 at 12 p.m. EST via Daniel Arsham’s website.
The MoMA Design Store Is Giving Away 2018 Artist Holiday Cards
Release Date: Now open until November
Release Price: Enter for a chance to win
To celebrate the holiday season, HYPEBEAST teamed up with the MoMA Design Store to give away their 2018 Artist Holiday Cards. The special edition offering features artworks by KAWS, Cindy Sherman, Bruce Nauman, Yoshitomo Nara, and more. The winner of this giveaway will be selected and contacted on November 19. You have until 11:59 p.m. EST on November 16 to enter. Click here for full details.
Jean Jullien’s Bright Idea Lamp Available in ABS-Printed Edition
Release Date: Available now
Release Price: $350 USD
Jean Jullien and Case Studyo teamed up with Computer Graphics Co. on an ABS-printed edition of his famous Bright Idea lamp. Standing at 16-inches tall, the piece features a battery-powered LED light, but will not arrive with a set of batteries. Purchase one now on Computer Graphics Co.’s online shop for $350 USD.
RYU To Open NYC Store Spotlighting Futura, CES, Stash & More
Release Date: November 15
Release Price: TBC
RYU reveals its latest “Respect” T-shirt capsule with four renowned local artists in New York City, where each top sees unique logotypes of the word “Respect” in each artist’s signature aesthetic. Futura, CES, WANE and Stash have interpreted the word each in their own iconic style. “The project continues RYU’s dedication to connecting to its local community and building relationships with its consumers,” as per a statement. The NYC artist tees will be available for purchase at RYU’s Williamsburg store opening on Thursday, November 15th.