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: Case Studyo teams up with Parra on a sculptural planter, Converse Tokyo links up with Ceramic Japan on a limited flower vase, Medicom Toy joins forces with NANZUKA’s 2G Studio for a special BE@BRICK edition, UNDERCOVER drops a psychedelic Mr. Buttons lamp, and canary—yellow releases Teller x Abloh photography book online.
View the full list below.
Case Studyo Releases High-Heeled Planter by Parra
Release Date: March 25 at 4 p.m. CET on Case Studyo
Release Price: TBD
Case Studyo recently unveiled a new collaborative edition with the longtime cohort, Parra. The latest partnership features “a high heeled, two-legged planter” by the celebrated Dutch artist. Details surrounding the edition, size, and price of the sculptural planter are pending, but expect the case to be closed very soon when the work launches this Wednesday.
“ALL STAR / HI Flower Vase” by Converse Tokyo & Ceramic Japan
Release Date: Available now on Converse Tokyo’s website
Release Price: ¥9,000 JPY (approximately $85 USD)
Converse Tokyo has reissued its limited flower vase collaboration with longstanding pottery specialists, Ceramic Japan. Originally released in Fall 2019, the off-white “ALL STAR / HI Flower Vase” was inspired bythe footwear brand’s classic silhouette. The piece measures 30.5 cm by 14.5 cm.
2G Studio x Medicom Toy Limited Edition BE@RBRICK
Release Date: Available at 2G Studio and select stockists
Release Price: $200 USD
Medicom Toy recently unveiled a collaborative BE@RBRICK edition with NANZUKA Gallery’s 2G Studio. This figure features an interior light switch feature that glows through the BE@RBRICK’s central body. Arriving in a metallic gold finish, the figure is assembled with shiny panels that accentuate the flowy curves of the silhouette.
UNDERCOVER Releases Psychedelic “Mr. Buttons” Lamp
Release Date: Available for raffle at Medicom Toy’s website and select stockists
Release Price: $448 USD
UNDERCOVER returns with a special art object that also functions as a home accessory. The latest offering takes the form of a “Mr. Buttons Lamp.” The lighting figurine comes in four distinctive colorways, embodied by a psychedelic, mushroom figure with a spotted cap.
Teller x Abloh Photography Book
Release Date: Available on canary—yellow’s website
Release Price: $525 USD
Virgil Abloh’s canary—yellow art store recently released the designer’s Teller x Abloh photography book online. The book features a series of images developed by renowned German photographer Juergen Teller in his London studio including portraits of Abloh, installation process behind “Figures of Speech,” and more.