KAWS – Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade Companion | Preview

By - May 18th, 2012

KAWS   Macys Thanksgiving Day Parade Companion | PreviewIt seems there is no stopping the momentum of graffiti writer turned contemporary artist http://freshnessmag.com/tag/brian-donnelly/”>Brian Donnelly, commonly known by his alias http://kawsone.com/”>KAWS. Furthermore, his Companion is a lovable character which lends itself to almost any environment, whether it be a vinyl figure, t-shirt graphic, http://freshnessmag.com/2012/03/14/originalfake-companion-candles/”>candle, or as a large-scale http://freshnessmag.com/2010/12/20/kaws-16-foot-companion-new-home-at-the-aldrich-contemporary-museum/”>16-foot figure. In a recent interview with http://nytimes.com/2012/05/18/arts/design/a-kaws-character-is-headed-up-in-the-air.html?pagewanted=1&_r=2″>New York Times, Donnelly gave a sneak preview of what to expect in the upcoming http://macys.com/campaign/parade/history.jsp” target=”_blank”>Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. Just two years prior, http://freshnessmag.com/2010/09/02/takashi-murakami-kaikai-kiki-to-join-macys-thanksgiving-day-parade/”>Takashi Murakami, a good friend of Donnelly, received an invitation to partake in the festive event. As this sketch shows, the Companion will no doubt look awesome at the parade.

KAWS   Macys Thanksgiving Day Parade Companion | Preview