Ken Price (1935 – 2012) was a Californian artist, born and raised in Los Angeles, whose esoteric style defied categorization. Calling on eclectic influences from Mexican folk art to erotica and surf culture, his output included vibrant landscapes that have become the focus of our capsule collection - a selection of limited edition ready-to-wear, iconic bags and accessories.
Explore the collection by motif. Choose between the artist’s La Palme, Easter Island and L.A. series.
Our intarsia technique has been used to translate the brightly coloured motifs across signature shapes such as the Puzzle, Bamboo Bucket and Hammock bags.
Ken Price was committed to clay as a material, producing both abstract and biomorphic forms, as well as more functional objects.
Price’s work comes to market fairly infrequently and tends to generate significant buzz when it does. “They are relatively rare,” says Nicole Schloss, Co-Head of Sotheby’s Day Auctions of Contemporary Art in New York. “Only a handful appear at auction each year, so we are always extremely excited to offer them. He maintains a certain ‘cult’ status among art historians, collectors and institutions alike.