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    KAWS (American, b. 1974)
    Presenting the Past, 2014
    Screenprint in colors on Sanders Waterford paper
    32 x 32 inches (81.3 x 81.3 cm) (sheet)
    P.P. 4/9 (aside from an edition of 250 and 50 artist's proofs)
    Signed, numbered, and dated in pencil along lower edge
    Published by the artist

    Presenting a buoyant first impression, this image is downbeat on second look. A chromatically disguised fragment of SpongeBob SquarePants' gap-toothed face displays distress, while a bright yellow cutout of Felix the Cat is gripped by a green serpent. The architecture seems to be closing in on the two characters. How will they escape?


    Estimate: $10,000 - $15,000.

    Condition Report*: No apparent condition issues. Floated and framed under acrylic.
    Framed Dimensions 35.5 X 35.5 Inches
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    Auction Info

    Proxy Bidding Ends
    July
    22nd Monday 1:50 pm CT
    Auction Dates
    July
    22nd-23rd Monday-Tuesday
    Proxy Bidding Time Remaining
    6 Days 4h 16s
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    This lot is in: 1 - Signature® Floor Session (Live Floor, Live Phone, Mail, Fax, Internet, and Heritage Live):
    (Lots 66001-66149) - 2:00 PM Central Time, Monday, July 22, 2019.
    (Proxy bidding ends ten minutes prior to the session start time. Live Proxy bidding on Heritage Live starts 24 hours before the live session begins and continues through the session.)

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    Heritage Auctions - Chicago
    215 W. Ohio Street, Suite 1W
    Chicago, IL 60654

    Current Bid:
    $8,250
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