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MIKE KELLEY, My Little Friend Doll, 2007

Like many plush toys, when you squeeze their belly they speak, but this one speaks 20 different phrases you don’t expect to hear from a toy. It says things like “Hurt me, I don’t mind,” and “Do you really love me?”

MIKE KELLEY, My Little Friend Doll, 2007
43 x 30 x 16,5 cm / 17 x 11 x 6.5 inches
fake fur, felt, plastic, speaking device, original cardboard box
covered in blue plush with plastic eyes, felt hands & feet
edition of 800
pristine condition
published by Whitney Museum, New York, USA
€ 1.800,- plus € 32,- Track & Trace registered mail

This plush toy has a startling characteristic. Like many plush toys, when you squeeze their belly they speak, but this one speaks 20 different phrases you don’t expect to hear from a toy. It says things like “Hurt me, I don’t mind,” and “Do you really love me?”

History of prices:
Vince Fine Arts, Miami, US$ 3,000.- 16 April 2020
Alternate Projects, US$ 1,800.- 16 April 2020
Artsation, berlin, Germany € 2.500,- 14 March 2014
Whitney Museum, New York, USA, € 360,- / US$ 475.- October 2012