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: KAWS is set to release the pink/grey and black versions of his new ‘GONE’ Companion vinyl figure with NGV Melbourne, Felipe Pantone’s Configurable Art platform will launch the ‘Subtractive Variability’ circular side table, André Saraiva and Peanuts Global Arts Collective team up on new sculptures, Ryan Travis Christian partners up with Case Studyo on the ‘Time Face’ sculpture edition, and Medicom Toy join the Keith Haring foundation to release limited edition BE@RBRICK figures.
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KAWS ‘GONE’ Companion Vinyl Figures
Release Date: 10 am AEST on NGV Melbourne’s website and in-store this September 20
Release Price: TBC
To commemorate his “COMPANIONSHIP IN THE AGE OF LONELINESS” exhibition at NGV Melbourne, KAWS will release the anticipated ‘GONE’ Companion vinyl figures this week. Set to arrive in pink/grey and black versions, the sculpture editions portray the ubiquitous Companion figure carrying the ‘BFF’ subject. Accompanying the figures, the artist and the institute will launch a full retail collection on the show’s opening day this September 20.
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
180 St Kilda Rd
Melbourne VIC 3006
Felipe Pantone x Configurable Art ‘Subtractive Variability’ Circular Side Table
Release Date: September 18 at 3 p.m. GMT on Configurable Art’s website
Release Price: $2,758 USD
Not long ago, Felipe Pantone’s Configurable Art platform announced the release of the ‘Subtractive Variability Circular’ side table. The tabletop appears to be crafted using circular-shaped kinetic layers in varying gradations. White legs with slight sloping forms complete the bespoke piece. As with any Configurable Art piece, those interested in the table will be able to customize certain elements. Only 30 units will be available for purchase and will arrive inside a custom wooden box.
André Saraiva x Peanuts Global Artist Collective ‘Mr. A’ Vinyl Figures
Release Date: Available now on APPortfolio’s website
Release Price: Prices start at $178 USD
André Saraiva once again teams up with APPortoflio and the Peanuts Global Artist Collective for a series of collaborative sculptures. The new editions feature the acclaimed French artist’s signature ‘Mr. A’ character alongside Snoopy, Woodstock, and more beloved cartoons from Charles M. Schulz’s iconic comic strip. Varying in size, all of the figures were crafted using glue and resin.
Ryan Travis Christian x Case Studyo ‘Time Face’ Sculpture Edition
Release Date: Releasing this week on Case Studyo’s website
Release Price: TBC
Ryan Travis Christian teamed up with Case Studyo on a new sculpture edition entitled ‘TIME FACE.’ Made of bronze with black patina, the collectible portrays the silhouette of Tom Cat from the cult cartoon series ‘Tom & Jerry’ with a functional clock as its face. Rolling out in an edition of 12 with four artist proofs, each piece arrives signed, numbered, and packed inside a custom screen printed wood box. There will also be an edition of 100 porcelain pieces to roll out at the same time. Stay tuned for release details.
Keith Haring x Medicom Toy BE@RBRICK Figures
Release Date: Available now on cjmart.jp
Release Price: Starting at $108 USD
Medicom Toy’s long-running partnership with the Keith Haring Foundation continues with their fourth monochromatic BE@RBRICK edition. The legendary artist’s figurative-meets-abstract artworks filled with busy lines and patterns are observed across the 100%, 400%, and 1000% editions. Rounding out their respective executions are crisp white indents at the toes to create a sense of depth.