NYC///KAWS GOES BIG IN TIMES SQUARE WITH KANYE WEST

January 8, 2009  |  art, Art & Commerce, Kanye, KAWS, News, NYC, Rock of Ages  |  Comments Off

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KAWS hits the big time with Kanye in Times Square... 

It seems KAWS has finally hit the big time with his artwork for the special edition packaging of KANYE WEST's new "808s & Heartbreak" album hitting Times Square this week. Based on a painting featured in KAWS' recent NY show at GERING & LOPEZ GALLERY, the cover is available for a limited time on physical copies of the CD at select retailers.

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Kanye's special edition "808s & Heartbreak" cover...

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KAWS' original painting as shown at Gering & Lopez Gallery in November 2008...

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NEWS///ROCK OF AGES///KANYE WEST x KAWS FOR “808s & HEARTBREAK” SPECIAL EDITION ALBUM ART

November 20, 2008  |  art, Art & Commerce, Kanye, KAWS, News, Rock of Ages  |  Comments Off

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Kanye is an accessory junkie...

Supertouch buddy and self-proclaimed "voice of a generation" KANYE WEST has upped the ante on his highly anticipated new album "808s & Heartbreak" by drafting fast-rising Pop Art star KAWS to design a custom cover available exclusively on the iTunes version of the album dropping Tuesday, November 25th, and in stores on December 16th as a sepcial Christmas edition of the record.

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LA///”© MURAKAMI”: THE OPENING GALA…

October 31, 2007  |  art, Kanye, LA, Murakami, News, Openings  |  Comments Off

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Murakami's Girls, Girls, Girls...

The to-die-for ticket in LA last weekend was the gala opening for TAKASHI MURAKAMI's retrospective "© Murakami" at MoCA on Sunday nite, and Supertouch allies GARY BASEMAN and Giant Robot's ERIC NAKAMURA were on site for the madness. Guest of honor KANYE WEST's performance was the draw, and a crowd of celebs and art world blue bloods (no mere mortals here folks) shelled out top dollar (minimum $5K per head) to snuggle up with the undisputed master of Japanese Pop at his lush MARC JACOBS/LOUIS VUITTON-hosted reception. PEEP THE RECAP: Read More

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