Posts Tagged ‘KAWS’

SUMMER MADNESS | FAILE: SAVAGE/SACRED YOUNG MINDS & DELUXX FLUXX ARCADE AT THE BROOKLYN MUSEUM

August 6, 2015  |  art  |  Comments Off

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The Brooklyn Museum continues its ultra-progressive summer programming with an immersive installation of fine art and blacklight arcade madness by Brooklyn art duo Faile (aka: "The Patricks") that—in conjunction with simultaneous shows The Rise of Sneaker Culture; The Basquiat Notebooks; and a large-scale KAWS installation—has been drawing young patrons to the museum in droves. Read More

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INSTITUTIONALIZED | KAWS “ALONG THE WAY” AT THE BROOKLYN MUSEUM

July 13, 2015  |  art  |  Comments Off

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Supertouch buddy KAWS has been an unstoppable force this summer with impressive installations of his large-scale sculpture in Hong Kong and Amsterdam. Now the tour has come full circle with his massive Along The Way sculpture now on view at Read More

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THE BEST OF ART BASEL SWITZERLAND 2015

June 24, 2015  |  art  |  Comments Off

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Art Basel Miami might be the art world's collective excuse to get puking drunk, throw money at strippers, pass out in a banana hammock on the beach (and look at art) in the middle of winter, but the annual OG Art Basel in—where else—Basel, Switzerland is a Read More

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PUBLIC ART | KAWS’ “CLEAN SLATE” ON VIEW AT LANE CRAWFORD, SHANGHAI

May 18, 2015  |  art, Streets  |  Comments Off

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Following the recent debut of three colossal sculptures in Amsterdam, longtime Supertouch buddy KAWS proves he's the king of public art this summer with the launch of his giant Clean Slate sculpture in Shanghai, marking the first time one of his sculptures has appeared on mainland China. Appearing out front of Read More

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FAIR PLAY | FRIEZE ART FAIR NEW YORK 2015 RECAP

May 17, 2015  |  art  |  Comments Off

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Summer's not exactly known as high season in the art world mecca of New York, but for the fourth year now, Frieze art fair has proven to be the kickoff event of the summer season. Bringing together over 190 galleries from around the world, the fair (the NYC edition is a sister show to the original Read More

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STREET LIFE | KAWS’ GIANT COMPANION SCULPTURES IN AMSTERDAM FOR ARTZUID

May 12, 2015  |  art, Streets  |  Comments Off

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Longtime Supertouch buddy KAWS has been blowing minds with his large-scale sculptural work in recent years, and this month sees his giant Companion figures making the journey to Amsterdam as the centerpieces of the open air biennial ArtZuid Fair. The exhibition, which began in Read More

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FAIR PLAY | KAWS BRINGS SNOOPY TO ART DUBAI

March 23, 2015  |  art  |  Comments Off

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Last week marked the debut of the ninth edition of the international Art Dubai fair and the major debut of longtime Supertouch buddy KAWS in the Arab world. Exhibiting with the venerable Honor Fraser Gallery, Mr Donnelley produced an entirely tonal (and decidedly all-American) Peanuts-themed collection of new work featuring crowd-pleasing signature characters Snoopy & Charlie Brown on an array of traditional rectangular canvases as well as the artist's iconic cut-out paintings. Needless to say, the collection proved Read More

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ON EXHIBIT | KAWS’ GIANT “SMALL LIE” SCULPTURE AT FRIEZE LONDON

October 13, 2014  |  art  |  Comments Off

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Poking his head through the clouds of stormy London for the first time today, KAWS' giant new Afrormosia wood Companion sculpture Small Lie made its public debut as part of Frieze Art Fair's sculpture garden in Regents Park. On view throughout Read More

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FIRST LOOK | KAWS “CLEAN SLATE” SCULPTURE INSTALLATION AT HARBOUR CITY, HONG KONG

September 17, 2014  |  art, Streets  |  Comments Off

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Longtime Supertouch buddy KAWS is an artist on the move, and just days after opening his beautiful new show, Man's Best Friend at Honor Fraser gallery in LA, he's debuted his latest monumental sculpture, Clean Slate, on the mall in Harbour City, Hong Kong. Depicting a giant Companion character carrying smaller, child-like Companions (a reference to Read More

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FIRST LOOK | KAWS “MAN’S BEST FRIEND” AT HONOR FRASER, LA

September 15, 2014  |  art, Uncategorized  |  Comments Off

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Long time Supertouch buddy KAWS  has become a true force of nature in the art world in recent years. Emerging from his early roots in animation and graffiti in the 90s to reign over streetwear and the vinyl toy industry in the 2000s, the artist known to his parents as Brian Donnelley is now a major player in the art world. This meteoric ascendency is due in large part to his prodigious and unrelentingly stunning Read More

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