‘Simpsons’-Inspired Parody Painting By Kaws Sells For $14.8 Million At Auction

KAWS,  Holiday  (2019).

KAWS, Holiday (2019).

SOURCE: cartoonbrew.com

On April 1, an auction held at Sotheby’s in Hong Kong brought in $28 million from collectors particularly interested in Kaws’ artwork inspired by The Simpsons. His auction record was broken with the sale of his 2005 piece “The KAWS Album,” which sold for a whopping $14.8 million (HK$115.9 million), when the estimate was between $750,000 to $1 million.