KAWS, Shepard Fairey Featured March 24: Urban Art Auction

Shepard Fairey (b. 1970) Flag, 2010

KAWS, Shepard Fairey Featured March 24th SaleArticle urban to auction heritage

Monumental and mixed works of art present a wider range of artists

DALLAS, TX (March 9, 2020) - Original works by prominent urban artists such as KAWS and Shepard Fairey are among the highlights of the vente aux enchères of urban art organized by Heritage Auctions on March 24.

A monumental painting by KAWS, Untitled (MBFF3), 2014, from the artists' Man's Best Friend series, playfully depicts the iconic characters of Charles Schultz, Snoopy and Charlie Brown. Untitled is a classic example of the artist's ability to appropriate pop culture icons to display his unique perspective on contemporary culture.

Heritage is proud to offer NO REPLY, 2015, a complete set of 10 KAWS prints which are being offered for the first time at Heritage. This set is a classic example of the artist's use of color and composition, as well as his ability to overlap various media to illustrate his inimitable voice. Other lots from KAWS include his famous 4FT Dissected Companion (Black), early 21st century, a KAWS X SUPREME, 2001 skate deck, and several examples of the artist's collaboration with Dior.

A painting by Shepard Fairey, May Day Flag Red (Version 2), 2010, from the landmark May Day series, is also part of the March 24 auction. The May Day series highlighted the dual meaning of the phrase “International Workers' Day” and the distress signal used in emergency situations.

Other highlights include Slot Monopoly, 2014, a classic thematic work by Alec Monopoly, a monumental painting by RETNA, and a pair of Apple sneakers created exclusively for the company in the early 1990s. Other premier artists include plan, include M. Brainwash, Ai Weiwei, Yashitomo Nara, OSGEMEOS, Invader, Futura 2000 and many more.

Auctions are open for the Heritage Auctions March 24 Street Art Signature Auction. For more information or to view or download a printable catalog of the sale, visit HA.com/8023.

Heritage Auctions is the world's largest fine art and artefacts auction house collection Founded in the United States, Heritage has offices in New York, Dallas, Beverly Hills, San Francisco, Chicago, Palm Beach, London, Paris, Geneva, Amsterdam and Hong Kong.