Tag results for: Brian Donnelly

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OriginalFake – KAWS Companion “Passing Through” Vinyl Figure Brown | Release Reminder

Because the news came to light on April 1st, few were suspicious at first of it being an elaborate April Fools’ hoax. No longer the case now as OriginalFake, KAWS, and Japan’s MEDICOM TOY get ready to launch the brown version of KAWS Companion “Passing Through” Vinyl … READ MORE

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OriginalFake x Peanuts “JOE KAWS” Snoopy Cushion

A perfect way to close out his collaborative label OriginalFake, Brooklyn-base artist Brian Donnelly, better known by his nom de plume KAWS, is bring back “JOE KAWS” for the label’s final collection.  A cross between Snoopy‘s alter ego and KAWS creation, JOE KAWS first appeared as a … READ MORE

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OriginalFake – KAWS Astro Boy Vinyl Figure – Grey

Just as the OriginalFake brand comes to an end in a few months time, this monotone version of the KAWS Astro Boy vinyl figure can’t help but look a little somber. Aesthetically, this grey figure is the same as its fully colored sibling that launched last year. … READ MORE

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OriginalFake KAWS Companion Resting Place Vinyl Figure Black | Release Reminder

Originally part of the Grey + Black Pack released last weekend in Tokyo, the Black Version of KAWS’s Companion “Resting Place” Vinyl Figure from OriginalFake will finally be available stateside today. A gesture to mark the end of an era as OriginalFake, the trendsetting lifestyle brand started … READ MORE

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OriginalFake KAWS Companion “Resting Place” Vinyl Figure – Grey + Black | Release Reminder

Today marks the end of an era as OriginalFake, the trendsetting lifestyle brand started by MEDICOM TOY, Brooklyn-based artist KAWS, along with NEXUSVII, puts out what could quite possibly be its very last vinyl figure. Thus, it is quite fitting for the caricature to be Companion, one … READ MORE

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OriginalFake – KAWS Resting Place Companion Vinyl Figure – Black + Gray

Following up on the original piece that found his signature Companion figure in peaceful repose, KAWS and MEDICOM TOY are set to release new grey and black versions of the “Resting Place” Companion. The former is finished entirely in varying shades of grey and white, while the … READ MORE

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KAWS and MEDICOM TOY To Close OriginalFake Brand | Officially Announced

Sorry to say this but its official folks, MEDICOM TOY and KAWS will be “killing off” the OriginalFake brand this year. Nearly a week after MEDICOM TOY uploaded a tombstone illusration inscribed with the name “OriginalFake” and touched off a firestorm of rumors, artist Brain Donnelly, better … READ MORE

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KAWS and MEDICOM TOY Planning To Close The OriginalFake Label | Rumor

While quite ambiguous, a simple illustration by KAWS touched off  a firestorm of rumors and second guesses. Along side a product preview for Spring/Summer 2013, the drawing features a tombstone inscribed with KAWS’ iconic “X-ed” signature, the name OriginalFake and the brand establishment year of 2006. Then … READ MORE

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OriginalFake – KAWS Boba Fett Vinyl Figure

Cue up John Williams’ Star Wars theme as OriginalFake unveiled its next vinyl figure, the KAWS Boba Fett. In similar likeness to infamous galactic bounty hunter with the additions of “X-ed” eyes and skull head like those on KAWS’ Companion figures, the special edition will be available … READ MORE