Mattel Creations is in the business of fusing toys and art, and its new collection is no exception. This time, Mattel‘s collector-focused, designer toy platform is partnering with Japanese artist Madsaki for his take on Masters of the Universe (MOTU).
Madsaki is known for his spray-paint based work, which centers around his interest in art history, often with references to popular culture or manga characters.
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Mattel teased some of the items in the upcoming collection via the Mattel Creations Instagram. The selection includes a figure of He-Man riding Battle Cat, modified with Madsaki’s signature style and complete with a “Madsucky was here 2020” tag. It is a scaled-down version of a vibrant statue that Madsaki featured as the centerpiece of his “1984” solo exhibition in Tokyo last year. This 17-inch, collectible version will cost $450 and comes with white gloves to help keep your art in pristine condition.
The collection also includes hoodies, snapbacks, jackets, T-shirts, and lunchboxes that feature the artist’s take on the heroes and villains of MOTU, along with his rendition of the MOTU logo.
The full Masters of the Universe x Madsaki collection will be available on Jan 29 at 9 a.m. PT from creations.mattel.com.