Every week we spotlight the best art releases weekly by notable artists, galleries, museums and contemporary art platforms across the globe. Listed items typically encompass limited edition artworks, prints, collectible figures, collaborative merchandise and more.
For this week’s installment: José Parlá teams up with Avant Arte on a limited edition print entitled ‘Exile and The Kingdom,’ Unique Board launches hand-painted ceramic sculptures by Martin Lukáč, Woaw Store drops whimsical porcelain figures by Mr Clement, the Fortoul Brothers join forces with Tuft & Needle on a blanket collaboration, and 1xRUN releases the first-ever edition by late legendary artist DONDI.
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José Parlá x Avant Arte ‘Exile and The Kingdom’ Print
Release Date: Preorders now available on Avant Arte, official launch on November 28
Release Price: $5,457.67 USD
Following his monumental “TEXTURES OF MEMORY” exhibition in Hong Kong, the acclaimed visual artist José Parlá teams up with Avant Arte on a limited edition print titled ‘Exile and The Kingdom.’ Sized at 107x64cm, the archival pigment print features Parlá’s signature abstraction complete with unruly scrawling reminiscent of graffiti tags. As far as materials are concerned, the work was crafted using impasto and powdered paint with mono-transfer overall on white rag paper. The edition is limited to 50 pieces and each one arrives encased inside a white frame. Preorder one now on Avant Arte’s website.
Martin Lukáč ‘Ninja Turtles’-Inspired Sculptures on Unique Board
Release Date: Available now on Unique Board’s website
Release Price: $900 USD
Martin Lukáč is a Slovak painter known for his intuitive approach and loose painting style across mixed-media works. Lukáč recently teamed up with contemporary art platform Unique Board on hand-painted ceramic figures starring his ubiquitous ‘Ninja Turtles’-inspired subjects. Only an edition of one is available in three cast-resin options titled ‘Chuck,’ ‘Ken,’ and ‘Tito.’ Each sculpture measures 9.5×5.6 inches.
Mr Clement White Porcelain Figures on Woaw Store
Release Date: Available on the Woaw Store’s website
Tokyo-based artist Mr. Clement recently teamed up with the Woaw Store on a series of four different ‘ribbit’ porcelain figures. Widely-known for his ‘Lapin’ character, each sculpture features different expressions: ‘Nice to Meet You,’ ‘I Don’t Care,’ ‘I Hide Nothing’ and ‘Inner Beauty.’ Each piece is handcrafted by the artist and includes a signed and numbered certificate of authenticity.
Fortoul Brothers x Tuft & Needle Blanket Collaboration
Release Date: Available on Tuft & Needle’s website
Release Price: $200 USD
Phoenix-based artist duo, the Fortoul Brothers, recently linked up with mattress and bedding brand Tuft & Needle on a limited edition collaboration of throw blankets. Each double-side-jacquard knitted piece features the duo’s original minimalist composition titled ‘Sweet Dreams’ in a bold color scheme. Only 500 have been made.
DONDI x 1xRUN ‘Iron Man Lives’ Skateboard Deck Collaboration
Release Date: Available on 1xRUN’s website
Release Price: $300 USD
1xRUN has partnered up with the estate of legendary New York City graffiti artist DONDI on a collaborative two-deck diptych. The late artist’s signature work titled ‘Iron Man Lives’ is featured on the skateboard decks sized at 8.25 x 32.25 inches. A hand-numbered and signed edition of 50 screen-printed decks has been made.