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: Daniel Arsham is set to release his Game Boy-inspired CRYSTAL RELIC 002 edition, Modernica launches archival furniture designs and exclusive artist collaborations at the Legacy Store in Paris, Medicom Toy joins forces with the Andy Warhol Foundation on a new BE@RBRICK edition, Galerie Bomma announces official release details for Taku Obata’s Bboy Jiki sculpture, and Adam Lister reimagines famed works from art history in new tondo print editions.
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Daniel Arsham CRYSTAL RELIC 002 Sculpture Edition
Release Date: January 17 at 12 p.m. EST on Daniel Arsham’s website
Release Price: TBD
Daniel Arsham is set to launch his CRYSTAL RELIC 002 edition this week. The new cast-resin piece was inspired by the silhouette of the original Nintendo Game Boy. From the D-Pad to the power button, Arsham’s take on the handheld console sees its silhouette entirely transparent. Additionally, a matching, removable Super Mario Land cartridge is accompanied by the nostalgic work. The 002 piece will see an edition release of 500 pieces.
Modernica Exclusive Exhibition at the Legacy Store
Release Date: January 13-18 at the Legacy Store with select pieces on Modernica’s website
Release Price: Prices start at $595 USD
In lieu of Paris Fashion Week 2020, Modernica is hosting an exclusive exhibition at the Legacy Store. The week-long showcase features rare archive collaborations from the past decade, with the LA-based furniture purveyor displaying its signature Case Study Furniture® Shell Chairs designed by iconic artists such as Takashi Murakami, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring, Futura, and Cleon Peterson. Find the address to the Legacy Store below.
Hôtel Barrière Le Fouquet’s Paris,
46 Avenue George V,
Andy Warhol Foundation x Medicom Toy Twenty-Five Colored Marilyns BE@RBRICKs
Release Date: Available at CJ Mart’s website
Release Price: Prices start at $150 USD
Medicom Toy continues its partnership with the Andy Warhol Foundation in a new BE@BRICK series. The ubiquitous figures now feature unique mash-ups from Warhol’s Twenty-Five Colored Marilyns which the iconic pop artist made back in 1962. To create the work, Warhol utilized a unique silk-screening technique to manipulate portraits of Marilyn Monroe. This version features a rich sky-blue composition that is predominantly laid atop the BE@RBRICK’s exterior makeup. The figures arrive in 100% and 400% sizes.
Galerie Bomma x Taku Obata Bboy Jiki Sculpture Edition
Release Date: Available February 7 at Galerie Bomma
Release Price: E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for pricing info
Paris-based Galerie Bomma recently announced the official release details surrounding Taku Obata’s Bboy Jiki sculpture edition. The piece stands 17 centimeters high with each mold numbered, dated, and signed by the artist. The drop seemingly marks the celebrated Japanese artist’s first-ever porcelain variant of his ubiquitous Bboy sculptures. Only 10 pieces will be made available at the gallery. Find the address below.
11 rue Michel Le Comte
75 003 Paris
Adam Lister’s Tondo Print Series Featuring Iconic Artworks
Release Date: Available now on Adam Lister’s website
Release Price: $100 USD each
Adam Lister recently launched a series of archival giclee prints on his website. For his latest drop, Lister reimagined a series of iconic works from art history in his signature, 8-bit style compositions. Highlights from the installment include the artist’s pixelated takes on Edvard Munch’s The Scream painting, Leonardo Da Vinci’s The Last Supper gesso work, and more.