First Look | KAWS at Yorkshire Sculpture Park

February 8, 2016  |  Uncategorized

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Following up on our recent preview of KAWS‘ new indoor & outdoor retrospective at the Yorkshire Sculpture Park and its attendant Longside Gallery we’re now able to take a full look at the eponymous exhibition that brings together a large selection of recent sculptures and paintings for the artist’s first proper museum show in the UK. Roaming the YSP’s extensive outdoor grounds are six colossal fiberglass & wood Companion sculptures that appear as lost souls left to wander the English countryside, while their more domesticated sculptural brethren enjoy the sheltered comforts of heat and a view of new paintings by the artist known to friends as Brian Donnelley inside the nearby Longside Gallery. Of course, last weekend’s opening saw the usual crush of young fanboys & girls and obligatory autograph session that is the hallmark of any KAWS appearance, signifying both the artist’s pop cultural staying power and near-magical ability to bring kids to museums.

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