Balloon Monkey (BLUE)
24.9 x 20.9 x 39.2 cm
New York City, USA: Self-published, 2017
Edition of 999 copies [+ 50 AP]
Balloon Monkey (BLUE) is a porcelain, life-sized companion to the oversized stainless steel sculpture of the same name (below). From a series of three that also includes a red rabbit and a yellow swan.
Unlike the similar balloon animals mounted to plates - which sold for a few hundred dollars and quickly skyrocketed in price on the secondary market - these works are being sold for $14,000 US each. At this price, the artist stands the chance to earn almost fourteen million dollars from a single work, if the edition sells out.