Paris-based auction house Artcurial will soon launch a momentous sale of rare, original artworks by KAWS and the acclaimed DIY artists from the legendary “Beautiful Losers” 2004 exhibition such as Barry McGee, Ryan McGinley, among others. Altogether, the “Outsider(s)” contemporary art auction will encompass over 200 diverse lots spanning paintings, vinyl figures, skate decks, and more limited collectibles.
Leading the sale is KAWS’ ‘Untitled’ (2003) acrylic on photograph piece portraying his Companion riding inside a car bearing the Louis Vuitton monogram — this piece is estimated to sell for upwards of $88,000 USD. Other highlights include McGinley’s ‘Tree #3’ (2003) c-print with a pre-sale estimate of over $25,000 USD as well as hand-painted Nike sneakers by Raymond Pettibon estimated to sell for over $6,000 USD.
The auction will take place on October 22, visit Artcurial’s website to view the full list of lots.
Elsewhere in art, Jean Jullien will unveil new minimalist paintings at NANZUKA’s Tokyo gallery.
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#OUTSIDERS Get on board for the “Outsider(s): a history of Beautiful Losers” auction! This Urban Art collection, directly from the United States, will be exhibited in Paris, during the FIAC. It dives back into the “Do It Yourself” alternative movement that emerged in the 90s and the 2004 travelling exhibition “Beautiful Losers”, which showcased unknown artists into the public eye. The auction will include “Untitled”, an original work produced by KAWS in 2003, before he achieved international recognition. Hit the link in our bio for more information!⠀ .⠀ KAWS⠀ Untitled, 2003⠀ Estimate: 30,000 – 50,000 €⠀ .⠀ OUTSIDER(S), A History of Beautiful Losers⠀ Auction on October 22 at 7:00 pm⠀ .⠀ .⠀ .⠀ #artcurial #auctionhouse #artcollection #artcollector #outsiders #urbanart #beautifullosers #kaws #barrymcgee #philfrost #raymondpettibon #doityourself @beautifullosersofficial @kaws