Posts Tagged ‘KAWS’

First Look | KAWS at Yorkshire Sculpture Park

February 8, 2016  |  art  |  No Comments

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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 Read More

Giant KAWS Companions Invade Yorkshire Sculpture Park

January 22, 2016  |  art  |  Comments Off on Giant KAWS Companions Invade Yorkshire Sculpture Park

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KAWS‘ ubiquitous XX-eyed skeleton “Companion” character has become an indelible feature of the modern visual landscape, appearing everywhere from all manner of products on store shelves and magazine covers to art galleries & even the Read More

PETER SAUL “SIX CLASSICS” AT MARY BOONE GALLERY, CHELSEA

November 14, 2015  |  art  |  Comments Off on PETER SAUL “SIX CLASSICS” AT MARY BOONE GALLERY, CHELSEA

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For over sixty years Peter Saul has created compellingly idiosyncratic paintings that skirt the boundary of easy classification. Politics, war, religion, history, class, race—Saul’s paintings take on Read More

FIRST LOOK | KAWS, TOMOO GOKITA, & KARL WIRSUM IN “A SHARED SPACE” IN NOLA

September 15, 2015  |  art  |  Comments Off on FIRST LOOK | KAWS, TOMOO GOKITA, & KARL WIRSUM IN “A SHARED SPACE” IN NOLA

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As part of its recast mission focused on innovative contemporary art and design, New Orleans’ Newcomb Art Museum presents A Shared Space a group show featuring the art of KAWS (who also curated the show), Tomoo Gokita, and legendary Chicago-based Pop artist Karl Wirsum. On view from Read More

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

August 6, 2015  |  art  |  Comments Off on SUMMER MADNESS | FAILE: SAVAGE/SACRED YOUNG MINDS & DELUXX FLUXX ARCADE AT THE BROOKLYN MUSEUM

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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

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

July 13, 2015  |  art  |  Comments Off on INSTITUTIONALIZED | KAWS “ALONG THE WAY” AT THE BROOKLYN MUSEUM

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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

THE BEST OF ART BASEL SWITZERLAND 2015

June 24, 2015  |  art  |  Comments Off on THE BEST OF ART BASEL SWITZERLAND 2015

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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

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

May 18, 2015  |  art, Streets  |  Comments Off on PUBLIC ART | KAWS’ “CLEAN SLATE” ON VIEW AT LANE CRAWFORD, SHANGHAI

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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

FAIR PLAY | FRIEZE ART FAIR NEW YORK 2015 RECAP

May 17, 2015  |  art  |  Comments Off on FAIR PLAY | FRIEZE ART FAIR NEW YORK 2015 RECAP

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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

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

May 12, 2015  |  art, Streets  |  Comments Off on STREET LIFE | KAWS’ GIANT COMPANION SCULPTURES IN AMSTERDAM FOR ARTZUID

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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