DKE Toys, Necessaries Toy Foundation

B-KAWZ – Appropriating the Appropriator

B-KAWZ - Appropriating the Appropriator is a parody of a parody of someone else's art. B-KAWZ there isn't enough shit at Comicon already B-KAWZ you are not a very discerning toy collector B-KAWZ absolutely everyone bastardizes everyone else B-KAWZ art imitating art is still art, geddit? Necessaries Toy Foundation considers B-KAWS an homage to two […]

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REVIEW: Sundae Girls – I Want Candy

Background The designer toy world has seen more than its' share of vaporware (or whatever the vinyl equivalent of it is called). Many thought that Fawn Gehweiler's Sundae Girls would never see the light of day - there was that July 17th 2006 post on the Necessaries Toy Foundation blog stating a release would be […]

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NTF + Fawn = Sundae Girls – I Want Candy

Six years after unveiling Fawn Gehweiler's first vinyl toy, Necessaries Toy Foundation is ready to release the Sundae Girls. I Want Candy is the first of the Fawn's three Sundae Girls figures sculpted by Dave Pressler. Like everything NTF, this figure is big - standing nearly 14 inches tall with 5 points of articulation. The figure […]

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Necessaries Toy Foundation, Toy Reviews

REVIEW: The Black Doll

Background A life-long friend of Edward Gorey's made The Black Doll for him in 1942. Gorey visited her while she was making it, and upon seeing it insisted on keeping it in its unfinished state, lacking a face, arms and clothing. In spite of her objection, Edward Gorey prevailed. It may be the first recorded […]

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DKE Toys, Necessaries Toy Foundation

NTF + Edward Gorey – The Black Doll

Necessaries Toy Foundation, in conjunction with the Edward Gorey Charitable Trust, will release The Black Doll. The 13" tall doll will be a limited edition of 2,000 pieces. Look for these to begin hitting retailers at around $45.00 each. For wholesale inquiries, contact DKE Toys. And for more information, Annie Owens of Hi-Fructose has written […]

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DKE Toys, Necessaries Toy Foundation

Antoinette the Sympathy Girl

Necessaries Toy Foundation has released this great new colorway of the long sold out 2002 Sympathy for the Records Industry logo figurine - Antoinette the Sympathy Girl. This 16" tall rotocast vinyl figure is based on Pablo's art and sculpted by Nathan Cabrera. This variant of Antoinette is limited to a run of 300 pieces […]

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Necessaries Toy Foundation

Antoinette the Sympathy Girl – Goth Edition

If you weren't able to get your hands on one of Necessaries Toy Foundation's Antoinette the Sympathy Girl (originally released in 2002), 3DRetro has announced an exclusive Goth Colorway. This 13" tall roto-vinyl figure is limited to a run of 300 pieces. Each figure runs $39.99.

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REVIEW: Mark Ryden’s YHWH

Background Mark Ryden is one of the most popular contributors to the lowbrow art scene. And since there is such crossover between the designer toy world and lowbrow art, for years, collectors have been clamoring for some sort of original...

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Hi Fructose, Necessaries Toy Foundation

Mark Ryden and NTF’s YHWH

Hi Fructose and Brian McCarty dropped a bombshell on us. But it's a good kind of bombshell. Long Gone John and his Necessaries Toy Foundation are back (had they ever left?) and previewing their upcoming Mark Ryden piece - YHWH....

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Fawn Candy Girls!

All I can say is...YES! Fawn Gehweiler's candy girls - Edie, Pippi and Sailor Girl. Necessaries Toy Foundation has posted this photo on their blog...with the message - "soon". We know that these will be on display at the DKE...

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