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KAWS Hennessy Headquarters Visit

DesignComments ⋅ Sep 20, 2011
Prior to the launch of KAWS’s recent collaboration with famous French distillers Hennessy, the influential pop artist descended upon the company’s headquarters in Cognac, France. A tour involving KAWS presented the various steps that go i...

OriginalFake SMILE T-Shirt

StyleComments ⋅ Sep 20, 2011
Making use of the recognizable KAWS Companion Hands artwork, OriginalFake roll out a new series of T-shirts for their fall/winter collection. Taking on a similar blithe approach as is characteristic of much of the artist’s work, the SMILE T-shi...

OriginalFake 2011 Fall/Winter Bag Collection

StyleComments ⋅ Sep 20, 2011
The OriginalFake Chomper motif gets an update via the following Cotton Canvas collection for the label’s 2011 fall/winter collection.  Consistently utilized in visible fashion, the pattern is applied over various mediums.  Each bag co...

KAWS x Jason Wu 2012 Spring/Summer Women’s Collection

StyleComments ⋅ Sep 13, 2011
Venturing into a more fashion-forward gig, KAWS collaborated with Jason Wu to work on some floral prints and other signature graphics seen dominating the designer’s latest collection. Best known for his red carpet dresses and for being a favorite of...

KAWS “Hold The Line” Exhibition @ Honor Fraser Recap

ArtsComments ⋅ Sep 12, 2011
KAWS’s second solo exhibition took to Los Angeles’s Honor Fraser encompassing both paintings and sculptures. Opening on Saturday night, the format saw a large number of circular tondo paintings become a central theme to the exhibition. Th...

KAWS “Hold The Line” Exhibition @ Honor Fraser Further Preview

ArtsComments ⋅ Sep 4, 2011
In a run-up to next weekend’s KAWS “Hold The Line” exhibition at Honor Fraser, KAWS presents a piece that will potentially grace the walls of yet another highly anticipated exhibition. Stay tuned for details as well as coverage of the event.

KAWS x Hennessy Launch at New Museum Recap

ArtsComments ⋅ Aug 31, 2011
Just a short while ago, New York-based artist KAWS was at the center of a well publicized campaign involving decades old distillers, Hennessey. Taking a traditional design, KAWS’s modernization of the brand was a welcome refresh for the alcohol...

KAWS “Hold The Line” Exhibition @ Honor Fraser

ArtsComments ⋅ Aug 25, 2011
Honor Fraser is pleased to present “Hold The Line,” KAWS’s second solo exhibition with the gallery. In a new group of paintings and sculpture, Brooklyn-based artist KAWS delivers stylized adaptations of visual icons in American anim...

Burglar Steals $100,000 Artwork from Marc Ecko Gallery

ArtsComments ⋅ Aug 12, 2011
Last Thursday, a burglar calmly walked into Ecko’s Chelsea gallery and strolled up to the second floor where he proceeded to remove a piece of KAWS work from the wall, roll it up, place it in a carrying tube and walk away. The piece, Untitled (...

KAWS x Hennessy In-Studio Tour

ArtsComments ⋅ Aug 10, 2011
After the recent showing of KAWS’s tour of the Hennessy headquarters in France, we take a trip back to the artist’s studio to talk about his insights into art. Despite his well-known aesthetic, each individual collaboration brings forth a...

KAWS x Hennessy Cognac Trip Video

ArtsComments ⋅ Aug 9, 2011
In this short video from Hennessy, KAWS takes us on a narrative journey to Cognac, France as he visits the Hennessy chateau for the first time. Although not very lengthy, we do get a peek into some of the behind-the-scenes action from the collaborati...

KAWS @ Honor Fraser Exhibition Teaser

EventsComments ⋅ Jul 28, 2011
Offered up is a teaser of KAWS’s upcoming return to Honor Fraser Gallery in Culver City (Los Angeles). Having caused mass lineups at the previous showing, this latest is sure to be a chaotic affair with KAWS’s popularity growing even...

KAWS x Hennessy V.S Cognac Launch Recap

EventsComments ⋅ Jul 27, 2011
Earlier this month Hennessy held a special launch party for its new collaboration with KAWS on a limited edition V.S bottle. The event took place at New York’s New Museum with a who’s who of special guests in attendance, including a D...

KAWS x Hennessy V.S. Cognac Limited Edition Bottle

DesignComments ⋅ Jul 25, 2011
New York-based artist KAWS needs little in the form of introduction around these circles. From an artist on the streets to full-fledged gallery showings and toys, KAWS’s latest project involves the storied cognac producer, Hennessy. This ar...

Pirovino KAWS Collection

ArtsComments ⋅ Jul 18, 2011
Out of the slew of individuals who have experienced the comet-like ascent from street tagger to legitimate artist, few have garnered as much recognition as KAWS. Whether you love him or hate him, his iconic “X” motif and tendency of h...