First Look: KAWS Debuts New Collection in Giswil, Switzerland for Art Basel

June 13, 2016  |  Art

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To coincide with this year’s Art Basel installment opening this week in Switzerland, Supertouch buddy KAWS (aka: Brian Donnelley) has joined forces once again with More Gallery in the picturesque area of Giswil to produce a set of giant new wooden Companion sculptures. Kitted out in Pinocchio guise with the attendant lederhosen and pointy nose, the towering figures are a fitting homage to the area’s heavily forested and remote topography, and are a wonder of woodworking craftsmanship. Accompanying the sculpts are a series of new translucent sculptural images as a nice color pop.

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The hills are alive in Giswil…

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KAWS is dwarfed by his wooden overlords

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Ladies Love Kool KAWS

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The mandatory fancy dinner you weren’t invited to…

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KAWS with the Perrotin party crew

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The ultra rare VIP invite 

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Ah, Giswil…



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