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Coca-Cola by DRx Romanelli – Capsule Collection Launch Party | Event Recap

In one corner, there was KAWS and Jose Parla in the midst of a conversation. Stash was showing his son around while ROSTARR updated gallerist Jonathan Levine on the going-on. However, they weren’t there for gallery opening but a show of support for Darren Romanelli, aka Dr. … READ MORE

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KAWS @ PAFA Exhibition | Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts

After KAWS’ Companion statue literally “passing through” the landmark Philadelphia 30th Street Station earlier this year, the Brooklyn-based artist is making a second visit to the “City of Brotherly Love” once again for a comprehensive solo exhibition. Simply known as “KAWS @ PAFA,” the event is to … READ MORE

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Galerie Perrotin New York – Grand Opening | Event Recap

Long time supporter of contemporary arts, French art collector and entrepreneur, Emmanuel Perrotin, cemented his presence in North America by opening the first Gallerie Perrotin in New York. In a star studded grand opening, the A-list guests crowded inside the minimalist exhibition space located in Upper East … READ MORE

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2013 MTV Video Music Awards Unveiled 60-Foot Moonman Statue by KAWS

Working in conjunction with Brooklyn-base artist KAWS, the set designers for MTV really took the saying “When In Doubt, GO BIG!” to heart… In preparation for last night’s 2013 MTV Video Music Awards at Brooklyn’s own Barclays Center, KAWS (aka Brian Donnelly) and the MTV VMA staffers … READ MORE

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KAWS x MTV 2013 Video Music Awards “Moonman”

For the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards, the iconic Buzz Aldrin based Moonman statue is taking a backseat to a KAWS Companion version. With the awards being broadcast live from Brooklyn’s Barclays Center on August 25th, MTV executives felt it appropriate to redesign the iconic statue. By … READ MORE

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KAWS “GISWIL” Solo Exhibition Recap

Taking its name from the host city of Giswil, Switzerland, KAWS‘ “Giswil” exhibition opened last week at More Gallery. The centerpiece of the show is two massive wooden Companion figures, one standing in a slumped posture and the other seated, both reminiscent of the collaboration with Japanese … READ MORE

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CLOT Presents KAWS: DOWN TIME – Book Set and Signing Event at JUICE Hong Kong

In celebration of the publication of DOWN TIME, the hardcover book featuring artwork from KAWS’ 2012 exhibition of the same name at the High Museum of Art in Atlanta, the Brooklyn-based artist partners with CLOT to release an exclusive KAWS: DOWN TIME tee, available in white, black, … READ MORE

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OriginalFake – Kaws Companion “Passing Through” Vinyl Figure Black | Release Reminder

Yesterday, the Grey Kaws Companion “Passing Through” figure hit the web store and sold out in roughly a minute. The final color of the Kaws Companion “Passing Through” series expects to do the same as it releases tomorrow at 12 noon EST online and in- store at … READ MORE

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

Hot on the heels of a version finished in brown, the KAWS Companion “Passing Through” Vinyl Figure in grey is scheduled to release tomorrow. Constituting some of the final pieces from OriginalFake‘s farewell tour, the “Passing Through” Companion is one of the more expressive pieces we’ve seen … READ MORE

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KAWS – “Ohhh…” – Kaikai Kiki Gallery | Exhibition Preview

KAWS‘ new solo exhibition opens tomorrow at the Kaikai Kiki Gallery in Tokyo, bearing the evocative title “Ohhh …” Previews of the show — courtesy of these install shots from the New York artist’s Instagram account — reveal a series of paintings in signature KAWS style, featuring the … READ MORE

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KAWS x Bern – Watts Limited Edition Bicycle Helmet

With the first phase of Citi Bike, New York City’s first bicycle sharing program, getting underway, the New Museum of Contemporary Art wants to use the occasion by promoting cycling safety. Working in conjunction with the Safe Streets Fund and helmet maker Bern, the museum is now … READ MORE