Pharrell's Something in the Water Festival brings together Music and Art

Pharrell's Something in the Water Festival brought A-list musicians and artists to Virginia Beach for a 3 day festival. The event featured KAWS, the artist, who installed his HOLIDAY sculpture on the sand for the third and final day of the music festival. The installation featured a massive blow-up version of the iconic KAWS figurine sitting upright on a platform, with the Virginia Beach Pier in the background. View this post on Instagram Good morning! A sunny moment from this past weekend at @pharrell ’s @somethinginthewater 📷 #Repost @theessword ・・・ @kaws has made it to Virginia Beach! #KAWS #Pharrell #SITW A post shared by @ kaws on Apr 29, 2019 at 4:56am PDT The second night of the Virginia Beach event was billed as “Pharrell Williams & Friends”. ...

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Upcoming Phillips Auction to Feature KAWS 'CLEAN SLATE'

Phillips Evening Sale of 20th Century & Contemporary Art on November 15th will feature Kaws' "CLEAN SLATE" Companion sculpture which stands 23-feet-tall. The sculpture made its debut at Harbour City in Hong Kong now has an estimated sale price of $900,000-$1,200,000 USD. “It is the highest auction estimate for any work by KAWS,” said Phillips.  Currently the sculpture is on display at Phillips’ plaza in NYC. Alongside "CLEAN SLATE" Phillips will also be auctioning "UNTITLED (FATAL GROUP)". A piece that portrays the characters from The Fat Albert Show with their heads embellished with the signature KAWS XX motif. It is expected that these pieces will bring the highest auction estimate for a painting by the world-renowned artist.

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