OriginalFake “Pipo-kun” T-Shirt

StyleComments ⋅ Jul 11, 2011
OriginalFake releases a new T-shirt featuring KAWS’s take on Pipo-kun, the mascot of the Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department, originally created in 1987. The shirt is offered in two different colorways, including yellow and grey, both on a...

KAWS & Erik Parker “Pretty on the Inside” Exhibition @ Paul Kasmin Gallery Recap

ArtsComments ⋅ Jun 27, 2011
Born in Germany, New York-based artist Erik Parker has teamed up with Brooklyn native KAWS for an exhibition at Chelsea’s Paul Kasmin gallery. Parker’s paintings, which often resemble drawings, serve as an excellent complement to KAWS&...

KAWS x Wonderwall

ArtsComments ⋅ Jun 23, 2011
Founded in 2000 by Masamichi Katayama, architecture and design firm Wonderwall has become a formidable force in the global retail scene – designing spaces for A.P.C., Uniqlo, Billionaire Boys Club/Ice Cream, Nike and, most notably, lending...

The Hundreds Homeys: Jon Halperin

ArtsComments ⋅ Jun 18, 2011
The Hundreds showcase the home of friend Jon Halperine, whose home effectively blurs the lines between a living arrangement and a museum. An unreal collection of art from many household names are both seen hanging from the walls and displayed beh...

KAWS “Passing Through” Companion x The Standard Photo Gallery

ArtsComments ⋅ Jun 10, 2011
On the heels of The Standard New York’s recent unveiling of KAWS’s Passing Through Companion, the hotelier has started an online gallery of people’s experiences with the Companion. Not relegated to just the happenings of New Yor...

REFLECTIONS: KAWS “A sweeter version of death…”

CultureComments ⋅ Jun 9, 2011
KAWS speaks with the ongoing video series REFLECTIONS as he discusses about his past working in the streets. He goes onto talking about his interest in using advertising spaces which was less about having an anti-advertisement, but rather due to...

KAWS Companion (Passing Through) @ The Standard New York

ArtsComments ⋅ Jun 9, 2011
After an original unveiling at Harbour City in Hong Kong followed by a trip to The Aldrich Contemporary, the KAWS Passing Through Companion finds yet another home outside The Standard New York. The 16-foot statue is set amidst a busy urban settin...

The New York Times: “The KAWS Effect” Interview

CultureComments ⋅ Jun 7, 2011
The New York Times’ T Magazine recently caught up with Brian Donnelly, best known as KAWS, for an interview regarding his recent Companion move to The Standard New York as well as other details about his career as an artist and entrepreneur...

KAWS Companion (Passing Through) @ The Standard New York Announcement

EventsComments ⋅ Jun 6, 2011
The Standard New York brings Companion (Passing Through), a touring work by international artist KAWS, to New York’s Meatpacking District. The artist’s largest public art installation to date, Companion (Passing Through) will be on display in The...

Karimoku x OriginalFake KAWS Companion Figure

DesignComments ⋅ May 27, 2011
OriginalFake prepares for the release of their wooden KAWS Companion produced by storied Japanese wood furniture company Karimoku. Limited to only 100 signed units, the figure will see a release through the OriginalFake store in Tokyo on May 28,...

Art Hong Kong 2011 – KAWS @ Galerie Emmanuel Perrotin

ArtsComments ⋅ May 25, 2011
Originally previewed the other day, KAWS made his debut at Art Hong Kong 2011 with a special showing at the Galerie Emmanuel Perrotin booth. Along with past works, the New York artist showcased a series of new pieces, shown below. For those inter...

Ronnie K. Pirovino “KAWS” Collection Preview

ArtsComments ⋅ May 25, 2011
Collector, appraiser and art show organizer Ronnie K. Pirovino is set to open up the doors to one of the world’s greatest collection of KAWS artwork and memorabilia later this year. Collected over a seven-year period, those who have seen it...

Art Hong Kong 2011 – KAWS @ Emmanuel Perrotin Teaser

ArtsComments ⋅ May 24, 2011
Offered is a teaser into a new work from KAWS, set to make its debut, along with others, at the Emmanuel Perrotin booth at this year’s Art Hong Kong. The piece, reminiscent of a previous work, is sure to please KAWS fans, especially followi...

OriginalFake KAWS Blitz Key Chain

DesignComments ⋅ Apr 25, 2011
OriginalFake welcomes the return of KAWS’s Blitz character as the brand reveals a new set of key chains. Blue, green and clear versions will be made available through select OriginalFake retailers, including INVINCIBLE. Retail for each is s...

KAWS RED KAWSBOB Print

ArtsComments ⋅ Apr 19, 2011
The recently announced KAWS screenprint, simply titled RED KAWSBOB, makes its debut today. The 20×20 inch red-tinted appropriation of the famous sponge is printed on Rives BFK paper and individually signed and numbered. The $1200 print is ve...