KAWS: NEW FICTION
By KAWS, with texts by Daniel Birnbaum, Hans Ulrich Obrist, Bettina Koreck, and Alexandra Kleeman
The ingenious physical and augmented reality artworks from the most viewed art exhibit in history by the acclaimed artist KAWS
Based on the blockbuster 2022 solo show in London, KAWS: NEW FICTION documents the groundbreaking, multi-layered exhibition that presented the artist’s new and recent works in physical and augmented reality. A unique collaboration between the acclaimed artist KAWS, the Serpentine Galleries, digital art platform Acute Art, and the online video game phenomenon Fortnite, KAWS: NEW FICTION bridges the gap between the physical and virtual worlds, showcasing KAWS’s artworks as they’ve never been seen before. This one-of-a-kind book chronicles the iconic KAWS figure as it journeys through viewing the exhibition’s paintings, sculptures, site-specific additional artworks revealed via augmented reality visible at the show through a dedicated AR app), and the virtual recreation of the physical gallery simultaneously featured in Fortnite. KAWS: NEW FICTION is a celebration of the unprecedented exhibition, and KAWS’s creative influence, as it was experienced in physical, virtual, and augmented realities.
196 × 241 mm (7 11⁄16 × 9 1/2 inches)
230 color illustrations