Every week we spotlight the best art drops by notable artists, galleries, museums and contemporary art platforms across the globe. Listed items typically encompass limited edition artworks, prints, collectible figures, collaborative merchandise and more.
For this week’s installment, Takashi Murakami releases iPhone cases at Tonari No Zingaro, Studio Arhoj launches new ceramic sculptures, Treason Gallery purveys a limited edition print by Sean Barton, and APPortfolio now releases Hajime Sorayama skate decks online.
Check out the list below.
Takashi Murakami x Kaikai Kiki iPhone Cases
Kaikai Kiki/Tonari No Zingaro
Release Date: Available now at Zingaro’s website
Release Price: ¥9,800 JPY and ¥5,800 JPY (approx. $90 USD and $52 USD)
Takashi Murakami debuts a series of colorful mobile cases for the Apple iPhone Xs, XR, and Xs Max. Available exclusively at Tonari no Zingaro, the mobile phone accessories arrive in hard and silicone options. They are embellished with the iconic Japanese artist’s signature Flowers artwork in various layouts.
NEIGHBORHOOD BOOZE . RADIO Incense Chamber
Release Date: Available soon at select NBHD stockists.
Release Price: $258 USD
NEIGHBORHOOD releases yet another sought-after sculptural incense chamber. Entitled BOOZE . RADIO / CE-INCENSE CHAMBER, the functional ceramic object portrays a skull clad in headphones set atop a NEIGHBORHOOD branded amplifier. Black or blue options are available for purchase. A select few stockists in Japan will soon have the chamber on their shelves with an international release to coincide at retailers such as HAVEN.
Studio Arhoj Ceramic Sculptures
Release Date: Available at Studio Arhoj’s website
Release Price: $125 USD
Danish ceramics label Studio Arhoj recently unveiled the latest Fire Lab drop comprised of miniature Koin Katsu sculptures. Each artwork functions as a reusable money bank and was sculptured in red stoneware clay and glazed in blue-green shades.
Sean Barton x Treason Gallery Red Hands Print
Release Date: Available at Treason Gallery’s website
Release Price: $150 USD
Seattle-based visual artist Sean Barton, known for his representational and typographical works, has launched a new limited edition print exclusively at Treason Gallery. The multifaceted creative’s latest edition entitled RED HANDS is based on an original painting with the print crafted using 1-color silkscreen on Cougar Smooth paper. Measuring 24” x 24”, the print is now available in a batch of 50 units.
Hajime Sorayama x Lane Crawford Skate Decks
Release Date: Available at APPortfolio’s website
Release Price: $300 USD
Last March, APPortfolio teamed up with Lane Crawford to launch collaborative skate decks with acclaimed Japanese sculptor and painter, Hajime Sorayama. The decks featured Sorayama’s signature Sexy Robot character in two distinct versions. Now, the online art platform has released the iterations on its website. They’re limited to 300 pieces and are sized at 80cm x 20cm.