Posts Tagged ‘KAWS’


Oct11

KAWS’ “Clean Slate” statue arrives in Dallas

2016 at 07:39 pm by admin | Comments Off

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Visitors to the NorthPark Center in Dallas, Texas will now be greeted with a piece of KAWS artwork! KAWS’ “Clean Slate” statue, which was originally displayed at exhibits in Harbour City, Hong Kong and LA NAVE in Ibiza, will remain as a permanent display in the NorthPark Center. The giant statue of KAWS’ iconic Companion character is the newest addition to the NorthPark’s collection of art, featuring works from Andy Warhol, Frank Stella, Joel Shapiro, Jim Dine, Jonathan Borofsky, James Rosenquist, Antony Gormley, Barry Flanagan and Beverly Pepper. “Clean Slate” was officially unveiled on October 10th, and will be followed by a new KAWS exhibit titled “Where the End Starts”, which will be displayed at the Modern Art Museum of Fort worth nearby! All of these new and upcoming KAWS pieces make Dallas the place to be for fans of KAWS and of pop art in general!

Jun30

KAWS x Nancy Gonzalez bag collection

2016 at 05:03 pm by admin | Comments Off

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Internationally renowned graphic artist KAWS has collaborated with fashion design company Nancy Gonzalez for a line of brand-new themed bags! This new collection of bags features KAWS’s trademark X-eyes as decals on a set of monochromatic-themed tote and crossbody bags. These bags will be released as a set of limited-edition collectibles, and are part of an ongoing series of artist collaborations with Nacny Gonzalez, which includes works from artists like Dr. Lakra, Richard Phillips, Jim Hodges, and more. The bags will be released sometime in 2017 in short supply, so look forward to these brand-new KAWS collectibles!

Aug25

KAWS collaboration exhibit coming to New Orleans

2015 at 10:44 am by admin | Comments Off

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KAWS, internationally acclaimed artist and designer, will be bringing his artwork to the Newcomb Art Museum in New Orleans, Louisiana this September, but he won’t be alone! The new exhibit, titled “A Shared Space”, will feature works from KAWS himself alongside worked from artists Karl Wirsum and Tomoo Gokita, both of whom have served as inspirations for KAWS. The exhibit will be adorned by KAWS’ 16′ Companion statue, and feature 17 works from KAWS, as well as 26 pieces from Wirsum and 9 from Gokita, all of which are from KAWS’ personal art collection. The exhibit will be open from September 9th, which will also host a live artist talk with KAWS on the opening day, to January 3rd, 2016, giving fans plenty of time to go check out his art collection. Be sure to check it out this September!

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May23

Pharrel Williams x KAWS perfume bottle revealed

2014 at 10:41 am by admin | Comments Off

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Information about Pharrell Williams’ latest exhibition venture at the Galerie Perrotin in Paris, France was originally released in late April, with news on upcoming collaborations with KAWS, Murakami, and other artists. Now, with the exhibit opening next Tuesday, May 27th, photos of Pharrell’s collaboration with KAWS have finally been revealed! The collaboration itself is themed after Pharrell Williams’ laters album, “G I R L”, and is a joint venture between Pharrell, KAWS, and fashion label Comme des Garçons. This unique fragrance will contain scents of iris, styrax, violet, patchouli, and cedar, and will be made available worldwide in the coming months.

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Williams’ upcoming exhibit at the Galerie Perrotin, which will remain open from May 27th to June 25th, will be a show dedicated to independent artists all over the world, and will host unique artworks from 34 international artists like Takashi Murakami, KAWS, Marina Abramovic, Andy Warhol, Laurent Grasso, Guerrilla Girls, and more. The exhibit, like the perfume, will be themed after Pharrell’s “G I R L” album, standing as a tribute to strong women and love across the world. With his recent music video collaboration with Murakami’s “Jellyfish Eyes” movie alongside the release of his newest album, 2014 is a big year for Pharrell Williams, and more is sure to come in the following months!

Apr01

“Final Days” by KAWS at CAC Málaga

2014 at 12:35 pm by admin | Comments Off

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KAWS has been hinting at a new gallery exhibit in Spain for the past couple of weeks, and now this new exhibit has been opened to the public! Titled “Final Days”, this exhibit is hosted at the CAC Málaga in the city of Málaga, Spain, and stands as KAWS’ first solo exhibit outside of the United States! The exhibit, which opened on March 28th, features six of KAWS’ wooden sculptures and large-scale statues, including his iconic Companion, Kurf, and Pinocchio characters standing at nearly 19 feet tall. The exhibit will remain open until June 22nd, and fans should definitely check out this exhibit if they get the chance!

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The CAC Málaga, or the Center for Contemporary Art in Málaga, was opened in February 2003 as an establishment committed to contemporary art. Aiming to spread art of a wide variety of mediums to the public, the center stands in the heart of Málaga as a crucial aspect of southern Spain’s cultural field, hosting a number of international art shows and exhibits all throughout the year.

Mar20

Upcoming KAWS exhibit in Spain

2014 at 12:05 pm by admin | Comments Off

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KAWS has been a busy guy these past few months. Ranging from his recent appearance in the MTV Video Music Awards, to exhibits in Tokyo, New York City, and more. Now, KAWS is getting ready for yet another solo exhibition, this time on the coast of Spain! Located at the CAC Málaga museum in Málaga, Spain, not much is yet known about the upcoming exhibit. The exhibit is scheduled to open on March 28th, and KAWS has released photos of construction through social media, depicting parts of a large black Companion statue. Spanish fans of KAWS and pop art in general should make it a point to check out this exhibit if they can; it’ll be a blast for sure!