This metal figure titled OriginalFake is a collaboration between KAWS and popular Japanese illustrator Hajime Sorayama.
OriginalFake is a manifestation of one of Hajime’s paintings from 2006 and is 13” tall.
OriginalFake kind of looks like a dangerous version M-I-C-K-E-Y. Detailing of the hands and the missing tooth are especially fierce and dangerous.
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