Little Friend.

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LA-based artist Mike Kelley, one of the most influential contemporary artists today has collaborated with Perks and Mini and Medicom Toys from Japan to create this soft, cuddly and strangely insecure talking creature.

Throughout his career, Kelley’s work has involved confrontational crochet and stuffed animal arrangements, as you have probably seen on the cover of Sonic Youth’s 91 release Dirty. Would Little Friend be an indication of what those toys would say if they had a voice?

Full of creepy lines such as “I watch you”, and “hurt me…I don’t mind!”, Little Friend isn’t exactly your average, comforting bedside friend. For fans, there is only a limited edition of 800 made, so to avoid disappointment, get in quick.


Found at ThreeThousand . Image via Medicom Toy .

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Uh, the retro reference and what it says is kinda the whole point? Contextual dissonance is clearly a concept with which you need to familiarize yourselves, people.
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RIP OFF!!!

I hate these people that just copy something that someone else has done. I remember mine was Purple back in the early 70's.

I always thought they looked like Cousin IT from the Adam's family show.
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